Turkey eggs in taste most like chicken. Carry these eggs turkey. America is considered the homeland of turkeys, but after they got to Europe - namely Spain, these birds became known as "the Spanish chickens."
Shell eggs turkey dense, but has many pores. It is painted in white and cream color, the entire surface is covered with small darker speckles. The average weight of turkey eggs '70 size and color of eggs depends on the age of the bird directly - what she was younger, the smaller and lighter turkey eggs.
Usually, turkeys are grown on farms, not for eggs and for meat (traditionally Catholic countries, roast turkey - an indispensable attribute of the Christmas table). Sales turkey eggs are very rare, mostly they can get directly to the farm, where the turkeys are bred. These poultry rush season - beginning of spring and summer, and the season is not more than 25 lay eggs. It is one of the determining factors of the high cost of eggs of turkeys.
The nutritive value of turkey eggs are on the third place after the eggs of quails and guinea fowl. In cooking, they are considered a delicacy product - they are used to prepare omelets, salads, dessert, add the dough, or simply boiled. To prepare the turkey boiled eggs, cook them for 10 minutes.
Calorie turkey eggs is 175 kcal per 100 g
Store turkey eggs separate from substances with a strong smell. If the neighborhood with them in the refrigerator are herring, onion, garlic and oranges, eggs for storage must be specially prepared. They should be treated with a solution of vegetable oil and paraffin, or simply placed in a saline solution (1 tbsp. L. 1 liter of water).
Useful properties of turkey eggs
Eggs turkey possess valuable nutritional properties, especially those that are torn down at the beginning of the summer. They contain large amounts of protein and essential amino acids. The raw eggs a lot of fat-soluble vitamins - A, E, D, several B vitamins, and trace elements - iron, calcium, cobalt, phosphorus, iodine.
Eating turkey eggs can strengthen the immune system, speed up the metabolism and improve the digestive system, nervous system. Raw eggs into use at high acidity of gastric juice, because they are alkaline and have a mild shielding effect, protects the gastric mucosa from aggressive factors.
Turkey eggs are not able to cause allergic reactions, so safe for their inclusion in the diet of people with allergic predisposition, especially if the children up to one year.
In cosmetology, based on these eggs make a mask for the face and body hair.
Occasionally found intolerance turkey eggs. In this case, you can not use them. In severe violations of the liver and kidneys and significantly restrict them in the diet.