Question of the day.

How do you like your eggs? 🙂

My answer:

I like them both soft-boiled and hard-boiled. They’re not my favourite thing in the world but I do like them and have them for breakfast sometimes. I really dislike fried eggs though, and scrambled as well, plus scrambled eggs are on my emetophobic no-no food list so even if I theoretically liked them, I wouldn’t eat them anyway. I used to eat scrambled eggs years ago before they made it on to my no-no list even though I didn’t really like them, because it’s a deeply ingrained habit of my Dad’s to eat scrambled eggs every Sunday and we all used to do that, also I had them sometimes at nursery. But then I got sick from them once at nursery and since then I don’t even pretend I like them and I don’t know what you’d have to do to make me eat scrambled eggs. 😀 For some time, as a teenager, when my emetophobia was at its worst, I had a huge problem with eggs and almost anything containing eggs because of salmonella and the like, and it was one of the products with which it really took me quite some time to get back to eating them normally, and I still feel wary in places like restaurants, but what helps is that my grandparents sell eggs – they used to have hens of their own for years but now they get their eggs from somewhere – and we also buy from them, they get them from one source and neither I nor anyone else in my family ever got sick from them. Then again, I’ve never had salmonellosis or a similar thing at all, except from that one short episode with scrambled eggs which I don’t think was due to any bacteria, but that might be just because I’m emetophobic so I’m always cautious. 😀

How about you? 🙂

Question of the day.

How do you like your eggs? Do you put any condiments on them?

My answer:

I’m not a big fan of eggs in general, I mean I can eat them but it’s nothing I would love or even particularly like. If I eat them, they’re hard or soft boiled, but I absolutely hate fried eggs, and I hate scrambled eggs even more, I wouldn’t eat them even for a million dollars, I just have such nasty emetophobic memories with them that even a single thought can make me feel nauseous, ew, yuck! As for the condiments, for me it’s usually salt, well, always salt, usually some mayo, and sometimes chilli, or other spicy stuff, but rather rarely, I don’t think it goes that well with eggs.

How about you? 🙂