the 300 minute egg

December 2nd, 2007 · 9 Comments

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not a typo

i came across a food blog a couple of months ago at the beginning of my bottarga quest called ‘fx cuisine‘.i must tell you that- people, this here isno ordinary food blog. this guy is both serious and fearlesswhen it comes to cooking and a lot of the timesthis author’sfood involves such a complicated route from here to yonderthathonestlyit’s more mileage then i’m willing to go for just about any dish out there. but when ‘serious eats’ featured a daily photo of his 300 minute egg, it jarred my memory and i recalled seeing it on his site awhile back. and if nothing else, the lure ofthat accompanying sauce made from anchovies, garlic, lemon, fresh ground pepper and olive oil wafted back into the forefront of my mind, and i quickly set the oven to 210 f.

i had everything i needed. and the thought of a nutty brown slow roasted egg topped with garlicky anchovy goodness was going to be worth the 60 minutes x 5 hours = 300 minute wait. i so very heart eggs.

the actual recipe, ‘sephardic oven-roasted eggs’,along with the anchovy vinaigrette is taken from paula wolfert’s book, ‘the slow mediterranean kitchen: recipes for the passionate cook‘.

as a kid, every year at passover there’d be some kind of brown/burnt egg on the sedar plate – the beitzah – which now as an adult i rediscover symbolizes the perpetual cycle of life, from birth to death to re-birth and/or a symbol of mourning over the destruction of the temple and some kind of festival sacrifice. all that to say that being the non-observant jew that i am, i barely understand it any more today than i did when i was 12 and reciting ‘the four questions’. i just knew i’d seena roasted eggsomewhere.during a sedar it’sfor show only – not to be consumed. i prefer this version…

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friends were coming by for an informal gathering and everyone was bringing a little something. sobesides a few other things pulled from the pantry likesomesalsa tartufataspread on flatbread, some black sage honey forangela’s beautifulhunk of parmegianojust off the plane direct fromfairway in nyc, these roasted eggswere to be my offering. oh – these and some smoked mullet roe that i had soaked and dehydrated a few weeks before, sliced and added to the fresh fettucine with creme fraiche and white truffle oil that i regularly rave about. that and acouple ofbottles of a lovely louis tte beaujolais-villages. oh and a sicilian ricotta cheesecake that i baked that day. plus the rest of the chocolate sorbet…

no time forartistic presentationwhen your friends show up at the door.

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but todaywe had the rest of the roasted eggs witha strip of anchovy across the topand a little dollop of stokes blushed tomato mayonnaise.

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my kind of lunch.

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