|Eggs come in a huge variety of shapes and sizes. The
most common is the egg of the hen but many other eggs are also
edible. Goose, quail, duck, ostrich and emu to name but a few.
Eggs are extremely nutritious with the yolk of most eggs providing
80% of the total protein.
In cooking, fresh eggs are the best and the way to tell a fresh
egg is to put it into a bowl of water. If it sinks, it's fresh. Eggs
are eaten on their own, and with a huge variety of other dishes.
Sometimes they are present in a recipe, such as beef burgers, in
order to bind the ingredients together