An eggy click – Eggs with sumac

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As a kid, eggs were forbidden food due to my allergies. Eggs made me itch. Tasting cake batters left me scratching away at my tongue. I was left looking as my sister gobbled down her boiled egg every morning.

Somebody suggested quail eggs for an itchless egg experience. They worked. No allergies to that. Then my mom started to improvise. She would add a half egg to a whole onion and make an omelette. I could handle that. In small steps, I graduated to a whole egg by the time I was a teenager.

Its been a long time since my last food event, but eggs are close to my heart. So I clicked them and ate them. Join the Click event at Jugalbandi.

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Eggs with sumac

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Sumac is available in middle eastern grocery stores. Fry the egg as usual, sprinkle sumac. Add salt and pepper if you want. That’s it!

What is sumac? Here

My camera is a Canon Powershot.

28 responses »

  1. Thanks Asha. U have a powershot too? Ours is about 5 yrs old. Been thinking of a replacement but it really serves the purpose.

    Suganya, you are welcome. My entry was the fried egg.

    Thanks, Tee.

  2. oh wow. I can’t imagine living without eggs, my husband even more so. Poor you..I’m glad though you can have a complete egg without breaking into itches or rashes.

  3. hey living without eggs, oh no!! eggs are always on our menu everyother day when i completely knackered at work, its my easy way out in the kitchen!!
    loved your eggs with sumac, have to read now about sumac as i never heard of it

  4. Bee, thank you for coming up with this idea.

    Thanks, Siri and Bhags.

    Nabeela, you have no idea how much I missed eggs. I truly understand its value 🙂

    Padmaja, you cant go wrong with eggs. We found sumac from our friends and they brought us this container last year or so. This is the only way I know how to use it.

  5. lovely pics…havent tried sumac…thanku for sharing…oh noo…me too suffered from iches/rashes in childhood…at that times i luv eggs,but mom refused to give me….even during teenages i got that problem…but after marriage,since a year i’m having eggs even almost alternatively …i donooo all of a sudden…problem was solved…

  6. Love the pics Gini… Poor you… that must’ve been tough, to live without eggs 🙂 … I love sumac, our med kitchen here always have a generous sprinkling of this on all their dishes, but I didn’t know its name… so thanks 🙂

  7. Remya, marriage solved your allergy. That is a nice prescription 🙂

    Thanks Swaroopa and Sunita.

    Sig, yeah it was tough, especially not being able to taste the batters.

  8. Gini, was your mother a homeopath? 🙂

    I haven’t used sumac but have seen it used in a lot of Lebanese recipes. Need to find a Middle eastern grocery store around here soon.

  9. Hey Gini — that’s a gorgoeous pic! My Lebanese neighbor from years back used to bring me sumac straight from home — it’s a lovely complement to richness of eggs and thanks for reminding me 🙂

    Linda

  10. Hi Gini, Can i know where are you from? And do you live currently? I am adding a new page to my blog, where in the blogroll i’m also including the place where the blogger resides, so i need to know where you reside,.. Thnx

  11. Beautiful Blog!
    And I’m so glad you mentioned the kind of camera you use..as I was looking through your image gallery I was wondering about that.
    I’ll definitely be back. 🙂

  12. As people begin to age the gods employ corrupting tactics. They ultimately begin to look down on the children and the wisdom they recently understood:::
    They voluntarily turn their back on their opportunity to ascend and instead embrace evil.
    It’s not old people who go to heaven. Old people must come back because of the mistakes they’ve made throughout their lives. Children are the ones who have the opportunity to ascend.

    Children are discounted by adults in society. The gods corrupt people as they age, use trust-building tactics and soon adults view the children as ignorant, yet to understand the god’s system, and subsequently look down on the children. This is one of the most bitter, painful ironies the gods employ, for people consciously turn their back on and lose their opportunity to ascend::::
    Religions teach that old people to go to heaven when they die. They don’t. Old people are reincarnated. It’s the children who go to heaven, those who have a chance at immortality.
    The wisdom the gods impart to children, either through their innocence/purity or religious-based educational pursuits are the gods sharing the truth with their most favored people::::It’s the children whom the gods teach the right way for it is the children who have a chance. For example, they teach children to have faith, for understanding the god’s geographical clues hurts people by illustrating negative things, opening the door for the god’s to employ deceptive tactics.
    Old people don’t go to heaven. Old people must come back because of the mistakes they’ve made throughout their lives. It’s the children who have the opportunity to go to “heaven”. They must behave apprioriately, think correctly and be genuinely god-fearing. Their innocence and lack of desensitization ensures they have a real opportunity to achieve this goal.

    This is charecteristic of the gods methodology::::The big prize gone early, deception compels people to chase something that has already been decided. They sent this clue with boss as well. It is also a clue supporting my claim RW&B’s german is in fact Christianity’s Anti-Christ. Logic also dictates, considering the definition.
    The confusion over this multi-dimentional positioning will serve as an effective tactic, eliminating many additional disfavored in the process, for positioning states the Apocalypse to be a continuation of WorldWarII’s Aryan superrace ideals, positioned as punishment for the 5th century invastion of the Roman Empire:::John’s Fourth Reich.
    This amounts only to “nested theater”:::::Levels of positioning enables the gods to scapegoat:::::RW&B merely is the tool the gods chose to execute the final scene of their scripted theater that is human history.

    Just as they would have had me chase boss so would they have wanted me to sign on to this theater, evil by definition, and chase this role of Anti-Christ. By doing so I would have incurred evil and would have been punished, painfully “losing” Anti-Christ in the process.
    Does that mean RW&B is not the Anti-Christ?? I suspect as they would have “offered” it to me so will there be a fake Anti-Christ for those in these generations to accept as well. But it is a clone host. This is ALL clone host theater, created not as a clue to me but instead designed to be preditory on the disfavored, designed to increase indecency and further the god’s goal of justification towards The End.
    We were all merely peasants centuries ago, struggling with our disfavor, but without the enormity of temptations, real and telepathic, which exist today.

    They have shared I was positioned to some disfavored as the Second Coming of Christ, explaining all the evil surrounding me and RW&B’s placement in the “eye of The Beast” was to positon the sabotage of my candidacy (Damien Omen, Big Army Men, etc).
    The Big Lie of course is that Christianity is evil. The reverse positioning nature of Planet Earth dictates that good is demonized, as we wintessed in World War II, while evil is put on a pedistal, as we see with the Italians.
    The truth? The gods used their tools to create this and the rest of the incidents surrounding this Situation to distract the people from my message, for I speak the truth:::Only you can save you. You have to be responsible for your own relationship with the gods.

    The gods are asexual. They have no sex organs nor rectums.
    When the gods take children these individuals have the opportunity to become “god-like”. Temptations are employed and, if sucessful, these are the individuals who make up the human race’s immortals.
    I believe there are opportunities that exist for females that do no exist for males. I don’t mean to paint with a broad brush but women’s “sexual peak” may represent the transistion to “sociological males” and their “fall from grace”. Considering today’s promiscuity I question whether this is currently applicable, and is yet anther 20th century-earlier phenominah.
    I believe Purgatory is real. I think it is a temporary destination, perhaps sparsely utilized until the Apocalypse, but this will be the destination for those who “ascend” during the event. As they’ve said this planet will too be disposed of one day and it is imperative people try to avoid that destination, for there may be no escaping its fate.

  13. Hello,

    Eggs had always been a soft corner for me. I love eggs, though I stick to chicken eggs only. Both the photos are wonderful, they look delicious. Even I have got some egg recipes on my blog, check them and pour in your comments.

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