If a hungover Wall Street broker can invent the Eggs Benedict, you can surely give it a shot at making it too.
Like eggs for breakfast? A nutritious item for the morning meal, eggs can be made in several ways. From omlettes to sunny side up and scrambled eggs, there is no dearth of the kind of eggs you can make for breakfast. However, it must have gotten boring for this Wall Street broker, Lemeul Benedict when he decided to place an order for crispy bacon on toast along with poached eggs and a hollandaise sauce. This happened in the year 1894 when Lemeul headed to the Waldorf Hotel for breakfast and couldn’t pick anything new from the menu. That’s when he decided to give wings to his imagination and invent what we call Eggs Benedict or Eggs a la Benedict, as he would call it. The chef at the hotel liked it so much that he included it in his menu with slight variations.
For the uninitiated, Egg Benedict are a popular American breakfast that comprises of two halves of an English muffins, topped with Canadian bacon, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce from the French. Believed to have originated in New York City, Eggs Benedict have spread their fan fare to other parts of the world too. However, bringing together these delectable items together on a plate is no child’s play. You have to put in a lot of patience and effort to get it right. Don’t fret if you haven’t been able to achieve the perfect Eggs Benedict yet. Here are a few tips and tricks that will come in handy.