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Why put matches in the water for boiling eggs and how it affects the taste: we share a life hack

Iryna MelnichenkoFood
Boiled eggs. Source: pixabay.com

Eggs, according to experts, are a very valuable and healthy product that can be the basis for many dishes. However, it is best to eat them boiled rather than fried, and the yolk should be runny.

Delicious and healthy eggs

The FoodOboz editorial team shares a useful life hack from culinary experts who explained why you should put matches in water when boiling eggs.

Toast with eggs and avocado

According to cooks, matches help prevent cracks in the shell. It is also important to note that using matches makes the egg white more tender and soft.

Chicken eggs

How to add matches to water correctly

For each egg, take 5-10 matches, make sure to cut off the sulfur heads, then pour water over the eggs. The water should completely cover the eggs, then add the matches to the pot and cook the eggs to the desired consistency.

How to cook chicken eggs with matches

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