World Egg Day is celebrated every year on the second Friday in October. On World Egg Day, events are held across the world celebrating the egg.
This year World Egg Day is Friday 11th October.
The first World Egg Day was celebrated in 1996 and since then we have seen a variety of wonderful events taking place internationally, including Belize, with people enjoying and celebrating the wonderful versatility of the egg.
There is so much to celebrate – Eggs have the potential to feed the world.
Eggs have a vital role to play in feeding Belizeans. For a mere 70 delicious calories, you're also getting 13 essential vitamins and minerals, high-quality protein and antioxidants.They are an excellent, affordable source of high quality protein, with the potential to feed Belize.
Whether you celebrate World Egg Day every year, or this will be your first time, make sure that this year on Friday 11th October, you get cracking and help to make this World Egg Day the biggest and the best ever.
To help to get you in the mood, try this delicious egg recipe:
Egg Salad Club Sandwich
2/3 cup mayonnaise, divided
4 large hard-cooked eggs, chopped
1 celery rib, diced
4 bacon slices, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup chopped fresh chives
1 tablespoon minced sweet onion
1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt
1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
12 very thin white or wheat sandwich bread slices, lightly toasted
1 cup firmly packed fresh spinach
Garnish: whole fresh chives or olives
Stir together 1/3 cup mayonnaise, chopped hard cooked eggs, diced celery, crumbled bacon slices, fresh chives, minced sweet onion, seasoned salt and ground pepper.
Spread remaining 1/3 cup mayonnaise evenly over 1 side of each bread slice. Spread 4 bread slices, mayonnaise side up, evenly with half of egg salad. Top evenly with half of spinach and 4 bread slices.
Repeat procedure with remaining egg salad, spinach, and bread slices. Cut each sandwich into quarters; garnish, if desired.