You Can't Beat Eggs

To start your day off great…

I’ll tell it to you straight…

You Can’t Beat Eggs For Breakfast!


Free Egg Recipe Book

New Zealand’s favourite egg recipes. Quick, healthy and tasty.

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Egg Recipes

Egg Recipes

Delicious, quick & easy egg recipes.  Old favourites and new classics.

Health & Nutrition

Health & Nutrition

Nutritional and health related information including healthy aging and pregnancy.  

Egg Facts

What’s in an egg? How is an egg made? Buying and storage advice. How to boil an egg.

Eggs – The Perfect Healthy Food

Eggs are naturally nutritious, quick and tasty – and perfect for Breakfast ideas, a yummy Lunch, a delicious Snack or a complete meal. We have some of New Zealand’s favourite egg recipes and meal ideas from the popular Bacon and Egg Pie to Eggs Benedict, the enduring classic Pavlova recipe and Scrambled Eggs. Quiche Recipes, Cake recipes, vegetarian & pasta recipes and more. We have all the best NZ Egg recipes and if you’re not exactly master chef material we even show you how to boil an egg!

How many calories in an egg? What’s in an egg? Eggs are very healthy and nutritious and one of the most economical foods you can buy. We have useful information on our site for school assignments, research projects or just general interest. Due to demand we also have a selection of the very best Egg Jokes in New Zealand.  Enjoy!

You Can’t Beat Eggs For Breakfast!

Check out our great new video, we can’t say it better than our eggspert Jimmy, You really can’t beat eggs for breakfast.

How to Quickly Peel a Boiled Egg

Hard-boiled egg lovers can now rejoice! If you’ve ever struggled with trying to chip away at the shell of a freshly hard-boiled egg, here’s a cool new trick.

Watch the video opposite to see how: Place the egg inside a small glass, fill with a few cm of cold water, cover the glass with your hand -and shake it quickly (over the sink) a few times. The egg shell comes off magically, almost immediately. No more messed up eggs for your salads and lunch boxes!

News and Featured Recipes


Are you a breakfast protein pro?

Eggs proven to deliver the biggest protein punch for breakfast. Eggs are clearly the unbeatable choice to kick-start your day, and are proven to deliver significantly more protein than many other common Kiwi breakfast choices. A recent report by The New Zealand...

Muffin Tin Poached Eggs

Muffin Tin Poached Eggs 2015-12-15 23:36:21 Yields 12 Write a review Save Recipe Print Prep Time 2 min Cook Time 13 min Total Time 15 min Prep Time 2 min Cook Time 13 min Total Time 15 min Ingredients 12 x Size 7 eggs 1 Tbsp of Water per muffin cup 1 x piece of toast...

Four secrets of amazing scrambled eggs

Many can cook up a batch of scrambled eggs for breakfast with their eyes shut (not that we recommend it). But according to the cooks at America’s Test Kitchen, your recipe can be improved – if it doesn’t include just four...

New Christmas Baking recipe book FREE download available.

Just in time for Christmas – a lovely new collection of festive recipes including traditional treats like Pavlovas and Meringues to Fruit Cakes and Roulades to make the flavours of Christmas come alive for your celebrations. Download our...


Pan fried, microwaved, with a hint of parsley or sweet chilli – whichever way you like it the classic scrambled eggs is New Zealand’s favourite egg breakfast choice, a recent survey[i] has revealed. Over 1,700 egg lovers across the country revealed their favourite egg...


3 September 2015 Eating eggs is unlikely to raise blood cholesterol levels and increase risk of heart disease, new reports reveal. The recent 2015 US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Reporti has removed any recommendations around limiting dietary...

Crack Into Eggs For the Best Breakfast!

Crack into eggs for the best breakfast choice. New Zealanders are being egged on, and encouraged to reap the health benefits of eating eggs for breakfast. A New Zealand Egg Industry initiative is underway reminding Kiwis that “you can’t beat eggs for breakfast”....

Kids Recipe Book Available Now

We have a wonderful new Kids e-Recipe Book available FREE – filled with tasty recipes specifically created with children in mind. Eggs are the perfect natural whole food and are packed full of nutrients and minerals essential for good health. Eggs...