Basic Omelette

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By Robert Carrier

Published 1965

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  • 5 good-sized eggs
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon water


Break eggs into a bowl and season to taste with salt and freshly ground black pepper. Heat the omelette pan gradually on a medium heat until it is hot enough to make butter sizzle on contact. Add water to eggs and beat with a fork or wire whisk just enough to mix yolks and whites. Add butter to heated pan and shake until butter coats bottom of pan evenly. When butter is sizzling, pour in the be