To Make an Omelette

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Appears in

Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • 2 or 3 eggs
  • salt and pepper
  • butter


Beat the eggs lightly in a bowl with a little salt and pepper. You can add a tablespoon of water but it is not essential to a good omelette. Melt a large hazelnut of butter in a steel omelette pan used only for its proper purpose. Swirl the butter round to coat the bottom and sides of the pan, and when it starts to brown pour in the eggs at once. Keep a wooden fork or spoon to make omelettes, a