Soft-boiled egg, porcini


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Mile 8: A book about cooking

Mile 8

By David Higgs

Published 2018

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I love the look of the egg from the coals, great character and flavour. Marble has added so many techniques to our repertoire with the inclusion of fire, smoke and coals.


Soft-boiled egg in coals

  • 8 fresh jumbo eggs – 1 per serving
  • ice water


Add the eggs to a pot with cold water to cover. As the water starts to boil, time the eggs for 4 minutes. Chill in ice water and peel. Reheat the eggs on the coals as you need them.

Slice the porcini mushrooms lengthways. Score, dress in olive oil, then grill.

Wash the lettuce and halve each. Brush with olive oil and grill face down.

Place the quartered avocados on a tra