Rothschild Egg Photo by Getty Images: Peter Macdiarmid
The $17 Million Dollar Egg: The Rothschild Egg, the most expensive egg in Peter Carl Fabergé collection, was designed in 1902 for the Rothschild family. It was sold for over $17 million in 2007.
Stella Diamond Egg by La Maison du Chocolat
Bling Bling Chocolate Egg: This diamond encrusted chocolate egg created by chocolate purveyor, La Maison du Chocolat, was put up for sale in 2006 for 50,000 English pounds in an obvious attempt to gain world wide publicity for the most expensive Easter Egg.
Wylie Dufresne Eggs Benedict Photo by Wd-50
Molecular Gastronomic Eggs: Chef Wylie Dufresne uses molecular gastronomy to creates crazy delicious egg dishes like Eggs Benedict with fried hollandaise cubes (shown above) and Scrambled eggs dusted with freeze-dried onion. His NY restuarant, Wd-50 creates Michelin star dishes by taking a creative molecular twist on classic dishes.
Photo from Kaptain Kobold on Flickr
Photo by ellenm1 on Flickr
Biggest Egg Sale: The largest egg belonging to the Elephant Bird of Madagascar will be for sale at the Chelsea Antiques Fair in London and is moderately priced at just over $7,000. Elephant bird eggs, now fossils, are 15 times as big as ostrich eggs and could have made over 100 omelettes.
Speaking of omelettes…I’ll leave you with this video
Omelette Man: Guiness World Record Holder for fastest omelette maker, Howard Helmer shows us how to make an omelette in 40 seconds!