If you’re an adventurous foodie who loves eggs, you may have noticed that duck eggs are showing up on restaurant menus, at farmers markets, and even in some grocery stores.
Duck eggs are notable because they’re almost 50% larger than a large-sized hen’s egg. They have a large, golden, creamy yolk, and many people love them for their rich, extra-eggy flavor.
Their shells are also a treat for the eyes. Compared with white or brown chicken eggshells, duck eggs come in a range of colors, including pale blue, blue-green, charcoal gray, and occasionally white.
The color depends on the breed of the duck, though the shell color sometimes varies even within the same breed. Read more…