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Egg Basics
Your culinary journey starts here

7.0 CEHs

All Levels

24,903 Students

Course Overview

Eggs are one of the most versatile foods on earth and a popular breakfast item in many cultures. Cooking eggs properly can make all the difference to flavor and the speed of your breakfast preparation time. Egg cookery skills are not difficult to master but once you get the hang of them, you wil…

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Course Objectives

At the end of this course you'll be able to:
  • Identify the anatomy of the egg
  • Learn to correctly boil and scramble
  • Learn to fry, baste and poach an egg
  • Learn how and why to steam an egg
  • Learn the basics of making an omelet
  • Learn the basics of making a frittata and practice a variety of recipes

Course Syllabus

Egg Basics

In the course, you will learn a variety of ways to properly cook eggs from steaming to scrambling and basting to poaching. You will learn the anatomy of the egg, and the proper way to make delicious frittatas and omelets.

Lesson 1
Course Orientation

Welcome to the Rouxbe Cooking School! This course will help you understand why knife techniques are critical for skilled cooking, establish your knowledge baseline and learn how you will take your knife skills to the next level.

Lesson 2
Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling

This lesson reviews the anatomy of an egg and looks at how to boil and scramble.

Lesson 3
Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching

This lesson introduces you to the techniques of frying, basting and poaching eggs.

Lesson 4
How to Make an Omelet

This lesson takes you through the correct steps for making a delicious omelet.

Lesson 5
How to Make a Frittata

This lesson shows you how to make a perfect frittata.

Lesson 6
How to Steam Eggs

The cooking technique of how to steam eggs is discussed in this lesson.

Lesson 7
Course Review

Student Work

Below is a snapshot of real student photos from the course. Once you learn the foundational techniques of cooking, you too can begin to create an endless number of delicious dishes!

This is a collage photo of my in-kitchen pantry and my back-up pantry. I keep extra supplies in the back-up pantry of those stock i... View More

by Jennifer H.
by Sandra M.

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this course.
1 Unit | 7 Lessons | 39 Videos
Lesson 1: Course Orientation
Lesson 2: Eggs | Anatomy, Boiling & Scrambling
Lesson 3: Eggs | Frying, Basting & Poaching
Lesson 4: How to Make an Omelet
Lesson 5: How to Make a Frittata
Lesson 6: How to Steam Eggs
Lesson 7: Course Review

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