[Sca-cooks] Eggs in Lent

Johnna Holloway johnna at sitka.engin.umich.edu
Sat Mar 29 08:18:51 PDT 2008

Gourmet just posted a version of this on their website--  Trompe L'oeil 

This is a lemon pudding served in egg shells.


> Maire asked:
>> Could the egg shells have been saved from making dishes *before* 
>> Lent started?
> I suppose that is possible but storage of a hollowed shell, even when
> rinsed out as the instructions say to do, might be a problem.  'Lainie
> mentioned that Sundays and feast days weren't as strict, so it's possible
> that this could have been a treat on those days.  They'd really be a type
> of subtlety - you think you're getting an egg when you're really getting a
> almond-y custard with a yellow "yolk" in the middle.
> Alys K.

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