An egg-cellent way to start the day – let’s hear it for World Egg Day!

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Eggs are a great source of inexpensive, high-quality protein.
Eggs are a great source of inexpensive, high-quality protein.
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Believe it or not, today is World Egg Day! So, why not celebrate this underrated food item that goes into so many of our favourite dishes?

Eggs are cracked into everything from a tricky-to-pull-off soufflé to a birthday cake or even a simple breakfast served alongside tomatoes, bacon and sausages on toast.

These little gems are an unbeatable package when it comes to versatility and top-quality protein at a very affordable price.

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