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What came first the chicken or the egg? We may never know, but we do know there are many reasons to make eggs an essential part of your diet.

Both the white and yolk of an egg are rich in nutrients, including proteins, vitamins and minerals.
The yolk also contains cholesterol, fat-soluble vitamins (such as vitamins D and E) and essential fatty acids.
Eggs are also an important and versatile ingredient for cooking, as their particular chemical make-up is literally the glue of many important baking reactions.
Nutritional highlights

Eggs are a very good source of inexpensive, high-quality protein. More than half the protein of an egg is found in the egg white, which also includes vitamin B2 and lower amounts of fat than the yolk.
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Spices, Easter cooking, early medieval world. How important it was to spice up your meal in the 8th century (if you could afford it) and what does it tell us about the relationship of Western Europe with spices? Plus spices as a medieval fad. A thread. #Medieval #Foodie 1/
We start here, in Corbie, Northern France. In 716 a Merovingian king Chilperic II (they had the best names) confirmed the privileges granted by Chlothar III (652–73) to the abbey. They included an exemption on tax on certain goods in the royal toll station on the Rhone in Fos 2/
Now it's a bit of a ride from Fos to Corbie so the privilege stipulates also a whole set of provisions for the transport of the said goods. Carts, escort and so on. You don't want to take any chances. 3/
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#Turkey #Levissi #Kayaköy #GhostTown #Ferhiye This is one of my favorite places in the world. Can’t describe the feeling ... When governments making decisions not based on the governed’s consent ...Does History Have To Go In Circles? Keep repeating The “Same” Mistakes Over & Over
I was sipping pomegranate wine (Organic; Sulfur-Free) From pomegranates growing right there!!! Not too sweet; with a tang. Yummmmm
As a chef and a big time #foodie: #Turkey is a paradise for #foodies- The variety, diversity, freshness (From agriculture to seafood) ... Unmatched. And I have traveled through 36 countries.
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