White of egg


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White of egg the viscous pellucid fluid which surrounds the yolk in an egg, particularly in the egg of a fowl. In a hen's egg it is alkaline, and contains about 86 per cent of water and 14 per cent of solid matter, the greater portion of which is egg albumin. It likewise contains a small amount of globulin, and traces of fats and sugar, with some inorganic matter. Heated above 60° C. it coagulates to a solid mass, owing to the albumin which it contains.
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In literature:

Cut into squares or sections and served with a sauce of white of egg and sugar beaten together it is a delicious dish.
"An Ohio Woman in the Philippines" by Emily Bronson Conger
The old way of beating the yelks and whites of eggs separate (except in very few cases), is not only useless, but a waste of time.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Floor covered with white bearskin rugs, furnished with a delicate tint of robin's-egg blue.
"Social Life" by Maud C. Cooke
Beat eight yolks and four whites of eggs, strain them into a pint of cream, sweeten with sugar, and add a grated nutmeg.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Something has been recently said to bring into practice again the varnishing with white of egg.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845" by Various
Six white eggs on a bed of hay, Flecked with purple, a pretty sight!
"Poetical Works of William Cullen Bryant" by William Cullen Bryant
"Cooking and Dining in Imperial Rome" by Apicius
During April or May they deposit their white glossy eggs upon the bottom of the cavity.
"The Bird Book" by Chester A. Reed
This should be followed by a liberal supply of demulcents, linseed infusion, boiled starch, whites of eggs, etc.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
You should see the tiny eggs of pure white.
"Birds, Illustrated by Color Photography, Vol. II, No 3, September 1897" by Various

In news:

In the bowl of a standing electric mixer, combine the egg whites and sugar.
Consisting of little more than egg whites and sugar infused with air, this miracle food has a plethora of uses.
Meringues use the foaming properties of egg whites to create a light, airy product.
A true wonder of the culinary world, meringue is essentially egg whites and sugar, ingredients that undergo a miraculous transformation when infused with air.
Butter 1 c. White sugar 1 c. Dates, diced 2 eggs 2 c. Rice krispies pinch of salt 1 pkg.
President Barack Obama stands next to the Easter Bunny during the singing of the National Anthem, at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2012, during the annual Easter Egg Roll.
My windowsill herb and salad greens garden is infested with tiny bugs that lay white eggs on the undersides of the leaves.
Use a silicone spatula to gently fold the almonds , half of them at a time, into the egg whites.
The official set of White House Easter egg s for 2012 includes a familiar… (Chuck Kennedy / White House…).
To that add one ounce of egg white, three quarters of an ounce simple syrup, and an ounce of lemon juice.
This recipe for Egg White Omelets with Spinach and Tomato, courtesy of The Deen Bros Y'All Come Eat, is easy, energizing, and pretty damn filling.
Lucinda adds a splash of water to the pan to make a little steam, which helps the egg whites avoid being overcooked.
The measurement used to determine the quality of animal and plant proteins , Protein Effeciency Ratio (PER), puts egg whites at No.
Some recipes require only the yolks or whites of eggs or use both parts of the egg separately.
Children with egg allergies were given pills with increasing amounts of egg white powder.

In science:

For example, bread dough made from wheat is viscoelastic because of the gluten polymer; likewise, the ovalbumin protein (a polymer) makes egg whites viscoelastic.
Turbulent Elasticity of the Solar Convective Zone and the Taylor Number Puzzle