The one ingredient that we always have in the fridge is the egg. The egg is a last minute salvation for a special breakfast and a base for almost every pie recipe. However scientist say that it is not healthy to eat eggs often, because they can have harmful effects on the body. But almost all of us are troubled to recognize if the egg is fresh or not. Not anymore. We will show you a little trick that can help you found out is the egg is fresh. This trick will take just a few seconds from your time, but it will save you from throwing the eggs or having that unpleasant and unwanted digestive problems.
The egg is one of the few ingredients whose age and validity is very difficult to determine. That is because their content and appearance remain unchanged even after the expiration date that is known to us. If you want to determine the freshness of the egg, this simple test can really help you. For conducting this test all you need is a transparent glass deep bowl, plain water and a few seconds from your time.
Fill half of the bowl with water and plunge the eggs in it.
The indicator of the eggs freshness:
The freshest egg
You will know that the egg is the freshest when as soon as you put it in the bowl, it will sink to the bottom and it will lie motionless in the bottom of the bowl.
Seven days old egg
You will know that the egg is seven days old when after the immersion in the water, the egg will remain glued to the bottom of the bowl.But not the entire surface of the egg will be glued to the bottom of the bowl, one end will be slightly lifted.
Three weeks old egg
Egg whose shelf life came to a still acceptable three-week shelf life, in the bowl with water, will be balancing in the middle of its weight and it will slightly raise from the bottom of the bowl.
You will know that the egg is old and totally dangerous for consummation when after the immersion in the water the egg will immediately raise from the bottom of the bowl and it will be floating next to the surface of the water.
Source: Make Your Life Healthier