Ode to Tamar Adler: Simple Poached Egg Toast

an ode to Tamar Adler, and her influential (to me) tome on smart food utilization, An Everlasting Meal.

Simple Poached Egg Toast

poached egg toast adlerIngredients:

  • One slice wheat bread, toasted crispy (but not burnt)
  • One egg
  • Handful of parsley
  • Cracked black pepper
  • Textured salt, like maldon
  • Good, delicious olive oil
  • Parmesan cheese, grated fresh

Directions:

  • Boil water, heavily salted with a splash of rice vinegar
  • Toast bread
  • Once water boils, carefully pour cracked egg into water from teacup from 1″ above surface level
  • Take water off heat, let egg sit for between 3-4 minutes, depending on how runny you want yolk
  • while egg is in water, tear parsley and cover small plate as a base
  • place toast on parsley
  • liberally pour olive oil, cracked blacked pepper, grated parmesan cheese on toast
  • use slotted spoon to remove egg from water, hold over pot until sufficiently drained
  • place egg on toast
  • liberally pour olive oil, cracked blacked pepper, grated parmesan cheese on toast (yes, again)
  • serve & eat!

 

(pictured above with Magnolia Gardens blood orange juice and bowl of mixed fruit)

 

 

 

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