Tuesday, September 26, 2017

New meaning to "Spanish omelette"

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The stamped Large white Israeli eggs are what I normally buy.
See the L on the shell? 
But now during the Jewish High Holidays, the Days of Awe, there are so many festive meals to be cooked inside of just a few weeks that the country apparently ran out of eggs.
I was astounded to open a new carton and find brown eggs!
I examined the Hebrew label and discovered they were imported all the way from Spain!
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(Linking to ABC Wednesday.)
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12 comments:

ABC Wednesday said...

We have the luxury of choosing in The Netherlands, we can choose white and brown and even coloured . They don't taste different though


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William Kendall said...

There's usually a mix of white and brown eggs here in the stores.

Hildred said...

For some reason eggs have to be brown, - is it because I prefer warm and cosy brown hens?

Photo Cache said...

Brown eggs for me please.

My ABC WEDNESDAY

Hels said...

Three days in a row of elaborate lunches and dinners? No wonder the country ran out :)

We don't eat red meat in this family, so our protein comes from fish, eggs etc. There is nothing as perfect as scrambled eggs, smoked salmon and spring onions, on challah.

Have a wonderful New Year.

zongrik said...

a lot of people think brown eggs are more delicious

Roger Owen Green said...

fascinating shortage

ROG, ABCW

Alice said...


Maybe it is just me , but I can't tell the difference in the taste of a white egg or brown egg
Dina The chickens need to be doing double duty : )

Come Away With Me said...

Enjoy your Spanish eggs! And chag sameach to you. They are a lovely shade of brown. I've got some very similar eggs in my fridge right now, but they aren't from Spain.

Petrea Burchard said...

You'll like them just as well!

Betty said...

My son has chickens and some lay blue eggs. We have brown and white eggs here in the grocery store. I've bought both and all chicken eggs seem to taste the same to me.

Kay said...

You ran out of eggs? Wow! That must be like Easter over here, but then again I've never seen them run out of eggs even then.