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Thursday, January 15, 2015

Omelets vs. Frittatas

The most important difference between omelets and frittatas is that omelets are fried on only one side whereas frittatas can be fried on two sides. As a fan of the Maillard process, I think the more surfaces fried the better.

I'm starting research into the topological investigations needed to produce a three-sided frittata. (ObSF: “No-Sided Professor” by Martin Gardner)

1 Comments:

Blogger TJIC said...

You're thinking small. The egg should be extruded through a thin orifice under high pressure to generate a ultra long, ultra thin jet of egg, which could then shoot THROUGH a shower of hot fat, generating insane amounts of surface area.

This is only an approximation of the ideal, of course. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gabriel%27s_Horn

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