Most of the recipes that you will find in this book are derived from the egg preparations the have witnessed people around them do as a child growing up in a traditional Pampanggo home
The Little Egg Book – Gene Gonzalez
We cannot imagine what the culinary world be like without eggs. There will be no delightful sauces or moist cakes to give us comfort. There will be nothing to pair early morning sausages or bacon with or no dressings for our salads and sandwiches. In fact there will also be no beautiful Philippine churches, the mortar of which were made from egg whites and limestone, to marvel at.
The humble egg has always been a great source of protein for the masses. During medieval times, it sustained the poor who could not afford meat and animal fat and kept warm and working