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An omelette (or omelet) is a dish made from beaten eggs fried in a pan.

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Blue spots in omelette?

My sister made me an omelette earlier, and when I dug into it I noticed several blue spots inside it, resembling mold or dye. It tasted perfectly fine, but just looked odd. She assured me that they ...
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What is the ratio of tomatos/onions to egg when making omlette?

I don't know exactly what I'm doing wrong but my omlettes don't have the rigidity as seen in restaurant omelettes and ultimately I get this mixture consisting of chunks of tomato's , egg and onions. ...
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reheating leftover omelette on stove in pan without overdrying or making it too oily?

I am, probably, a beginner at cooking (can make a small variety of dishes well). Of late, I have been expanding my skill set and have been striving to reheat leftovers (no more than a day or two old) ...
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Omelette stuck to pot on low fire with extra virgin olive oil [duplicate]

I've tried to cook an egg with some oil underneath on low fire, trying to make an omelette, but the egg still got stuck and when I turned it over a plate it collapsed apart. It was just some egg and ...
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3+ egg omelette in a pan

I want to make thick omelettes and everywhere online I saw that you start with decent heat and then turn it down all the way after a while, until its thoroughly cooked. While making 2 eggs, it just ...
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Does beating hot oil into eggs before cooking an omelette make a difference?

Usually, when I prepare an omelette, I pour oil in a cast iron pan and heat it. In the meantime, I prepare the eggs and I beat them fluffy. When the oil is pretty hot, I pour it in the eggs while ...
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What am I doing wrong regarding flipping omlettes or pancakes? [duplicate]

It seems that whenever I need to flip an omelette, either the top is way too liquid (thus, I can't flip it effectively, as it just runs off the top); or by the time the top solidifies, the bottom is ...
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(Intentionally) Mixed Texture 'Scrambled Eggs'

I'm trying to replicate a strange form of 'scrambled eggs' that I had on holiday in Austria recently, but I can't figure out how it's done. Instead of the usual fluffy, semi-soft yellow 'clouds', all ...
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What is the term for 'sunny side up' omelette?

I have a technique when cooking omlettes where you only cook them on one side, and gather up the edges - but let the cheese accumulate in the soft centre. Friends have suggested several names for ...
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How to save Omelette from breaking while keeping the oil quantity low?

When I make Omelette in normal pan (not non-stick), it breaks and then I have to make Egg bhurji instead. I did made successfully fully intact Omelette but for that I have to increase oil quantity, ...
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Double Omelette pan?

My husband wants an omelette pan that will allow him to make 2 omelettes at the same time. Does such a thing exist? I have come up empty in my searches. Anybody have a solution for me?
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Which fresh herbs goes well with an omelette? [closed]

I'm playing around with omelettes, and was wondering which fresh herbs (and fresh spices) are commonly used in omlettes? Also, are there some that are often avoided? I'm looking for personal ...
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Tortilla de patatas: Flip and slide, or slide and flip?

Most recipes I've found suggest flipping the half-done tortilla from the pan onto a plate, and then sliding it back onto the pan. However, that would leave egg residue on the plate. Why not slide it ...
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Freezing Egg & Cheese Omelet

A Super 8 motel we just stayed at had egg & cheese omelets on their breakfast bar. They said they get them frozen from Farmers Brothers. They are thawed on the breakfast bar and warmed up in the ...
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Making a pocket-type french omelette without the curd sticking to the pan?

I'm trying to make the pocket/rugby-ball shaped type of omelette, basically the second omelette in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s10etP1p2bU . I want it to be runny on the inside and ...
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Can over whipped egg whites be used in other ways?

As a beginner baker, I have always wanted to try whipping eggs to different stages so that I can grasp at which point egg whites goes over the stiff peak and becomes unusable. Not wanting to waste ...
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How can I make omelettes look better?

I'm working on a sort of high protein+carbohydrate omelette that I can prepare in batch, dump into containers, and take with me when I'm on the go. I've devised a sweet potato + egg recipe that goes ...
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Reverse engineer the Perfect Japanese Omelet

I've come across this video of a very impressive japanese omelet and I've been trying to understand how it's done and what do I need to make it at home. I've seen this video reproducing the technique,...
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Science of fast (high heat) vs. slow (low heat) scrambled eggs and omelets

There seems to be a lot of disagreement about cooking "light" (as in texture) scrambled eggs, which would seem to be one of the simplest of foods. (To be clear, I'm specifically asking about the "...
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Water vs. milk/cream (or nothing) in traditional (French) omelets

Previous questions here have addressed the reasons why water or milk is added to scrambled egg mixtures in cooking. However, the two questions I've linked seem to parallel a distinction I've noticed ...
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Omelette cooked in oven or pan?

What differences are, besides speed, when cooking omelettes in oven versus in the frying pan? I have traditionally always used pan but i see now some recipes recommend oven.
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Keeping scrambled eggs with tomatoes from being too watery

When cooking scrambled eggs with tomatoes, I find that the longer the tomatoes cook with the eggs, the a. more they decompose, b. the more water the put into the pan. My ideal would be scrambled eggs ...
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Why did my omelette turn out different than usual?

Why did my omelette have bubbles on top while cooking, develop tunnels, turn slightly grayish and have a rubbery texture? I rubbed olive oil on the pan surface first. I always cook omelettes the same ...
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Why is water often added to the eggs when making omelettes?

Why is water often added to the eggs when making an omelette? Also, is there a recommended amount of water?
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What shape is a French omelette and how is it achieved?

I've seen them shaped like a rugby ball (but longer) but geometrically can't see how a circle can be folded into such a shape. I've also ordered French omelettes from menus before and they weren't ...
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How can you cook multiple omelets without burning them?

Over the weekend, I was making omelets for 5 people in a single frying pan. The first few came out fine, but by the time I got to the fifth one...well, I'm glad that one was mine. The pan had gotten ...
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Can I include carrots in Tortilla de Patatas and can I use a casserole dish to make it taller?

I want to make Tortilla de Patatas but I have extra carrots that I would like to use somewhere. Can I include them in the frying phase? And can the dish be cooked in a casserole dish in the oven to ...
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Omelet help.... gah why is it so hard? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to succeed with making omelette Omelets continue to elude me... It appears to be such a simple concept, but I always end up making scramble eggs with the mushrooms and ...
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Why did my omelette turn gray?

I made an omelette today, and it turned out gray. I'm supposing this is because I did some things wrong, the question is what? Beating the eggs too long Mixing the eggs with cream cheese before ...
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Can I use boiled potatoes in Spanish omelette?

I have some leftover microwaved potatoes. Can I use these potatoes in Spanish omelette? Also, I read that tomatoes are not part of "authentic" Spanish omelette. Is that true?
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Does a Romanian omletă ţărănească (peasant omelette) have standard ingredients?

I am currently travelling in Romania and have been enjoying a breakfast each morning of "omletă ţărănească", which can be translated to English as "peasant omelette". What I'm wondering is whether it ...
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omelettes and scrambled eggs - How long can I store them?

Is it a good idea to keep make a lot of them and keep them in the refrigerator? I like them for breakfast but I don't like cooking every morning. For how long I can keep them?
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How to make omelettes extremely quickly

When you hear of people making extreme quantities of omelettes in record time (think: contests), is there a special technique one needs to master in order to do this? Or is it simply a matter of being ...
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Why does my omelet with Velveeta froth up in the microwave?

I like to make a quick cheese omelet in the microwave, in a bowl (no pans to clean up). I had the technique working well, but one day switched from shredded cheese to some Velveeta. The amount of ...
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How to succeed with making omelette

Sounds simple but I seem to fail every time, that is it turns into scrambled eggs instead. How do you make it so that you can flip it over both without it breaking and before it burns?
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