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Omelette Recipes From Around The Globe

While the omelette, one of the world's best loved egg recipes, originated in france, there have been many cultures all over the globe that have taken the original idea and put their own spin on things.Here are a few unique omelette recipes for you to try the next time you want to show off your culinary skills in the kitchen.The original french omelette originally, the omelette was made using only a combination of herbs and cheese, making it suitable for vegetarians.Nowadays, however, certain meat (usually ham) is also added for extra flavour.Going back to basics, here is how you can make the original french omelette: you will need 3 eggs, 2 knobs of unsalted butter, 1 teaspoon of grated parmesan, 3 tarragon leaves (chopped), snipped chives and parsley, and a cheese of your choosing (the original choice was gruyere).To start, crack your eggs into a bowl and beat with a fork - not too intensely, though.You don't want to end up with scrambled eggs! in a pan (medium heat), melt one knob of butter.Before placing the egg mixture into the pan, season it with the parmesan, as well as with the herbs, and some salt and pepper.You might want to get creative at this point and use your favourite seasoning mix for some extra zing.Pour the mixture into the pan and allow it to bubble for a few seconds.Gather the mixture into folds.Stir lightly for a few seconds and allow it to cook.Add the cheese.Once the egg mixture is partially cooked, stir again - slightly faster this time.Shake the pan a little bit to settle the mixture.It should slide easily and still be moist on top.Tilt the pan slightly and allow the omelette to move towards the edge.Fold the side nearest to you using a fork.It should now be in the shape of a crescent.Glaze the top of the omelette with the remaining knob of butter and serve.1 the indian omelette shake things up with this delicious, spicy recipe.This is an omelette that is made in the same way as the original french version.The only real difference lies in the herbs and the vegetables used.You will need 6 eggs, ¾ cup of red onion (finely chopped), 1 serrano chilli (minced), 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of cilantro leaves (minced), ¾ teaspoon of turmeric, ¾ teaspoon of paprika, 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of canola oil, salt and pepper.2 the chinese omelette here's another creative twist on the original french omelette.Once again, all of the cooking instructions remain the same.For the filling, however, you will require 50 grams of snow peas, 50 grams of bean sprouts, 1 thinly sliced green onion, 1 thinly sliced red chilli, 1 cm piece of ginger (grated), 1 crushed garlic clove and 2 tablespoons (30 ml) of oyster sauce.3 this recipe is ideal for those who enjoy a bit of a crunch in their omelette.Who says that egg recipes have to be boring? now all that's left to do is fire up the pan and get cooking! sources: 1 http://www.Bbcgoodfood.Com/recipes/1669/ultimate-french-omelette 2 http://www.Foodnetwork.Com/recipes/aarti-sequeira/indian-omelet-recipe.Html 3 http://www.Taste.Com.Au/recipes/18343/chinese+omelette.

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