Eggs A La Martin Recipe

Recipe: Eggs À La Martin

Eggs À La Martin is a classic dish that dates back to the 19th century. It was named after Chef Martin, who was renowned for his innovative recipes and creative use of eggs. This dish became popular in high-end restaurants and quickly became a favorite among both locals and visitors.

Fun Facts:
1. Eggs À La Martin is often served as a brunch or breakfast dish, but it can be enjoyed any time of the day.
2. This dish is versatile, allowing cooks to experiment with various toppings and flavors.
3. Eggs À La Martin is considered a comfort food, as it combines the creaminess of the sauce with the richness of the eggs.

- 1/2 pint of cream sauce
- Fresh eggs
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Grated cheese for topping (e.g., Cheddar, Gruyère, or Parmesan)


1. Preheat the oven to a moderate temperature (around 350°F or 180°C).
2. Prepare the cream sauce by following your preferred recipe or using a store-bought version. Ensure that it is smooth and well-seasoned.
3. Grease a baking dish or individual ramekin dishes/cups with butter or cooking spray to prevent sticking.
4. Pour half of the cream sauce into the prepared dish(es), covering the bottom evenly.
5. Break fresh eggs directly onto the cream sauce, spacing them apart to allow room for spreading.
6. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper over the eggs for seasoning.
7. Pour the remaining cream sauce gently over the eggs, ensuring they are fully covered.
8. Top the dish(es) with a generous amount of grated cheese, evenly distributing it over the surface.
9. Place the baking dish(es) in the preheated oven and bake until the cheese is browned and the eggs are "set." The cooking time may vary depending on the size of the dish, typically around 15-20 minutes.
10. Once cooked, remove the dish(es) from the oven and let them cool for a few minutes.
11. To serve, present the Eggs À La Martin in the same dish(es) in which they were cooked. The individual cups or ramekins can be placed on small serving plates for an elegant presentation.

Note: Take care when serving, as the dish(es) may still be hot. Provide a spoon or fork for guests to enjoy the creamy eggs and delicious sauce.

Similar Recipe Dishes:
1. Eggs Benedict: Another popular egg dish, typically consisting of English muffins topped with Canadian bacon, poached eggs, and a rich hollandaise sauce.
2. Shakshuka: A Middle Eastern-inspired dish in which eggs are poached in a flavorful tomato and bell pepper sauce, often seasoned with spices like cumin and paprika.
3. Quiche: A savory pie that combines eggs, cream or milk, cheese, and various fillings such as vegetables, meat, or seafood baked in a pastry crust.
4. Omelette: A versatile dish made by whisking eggs with various fillings, such as cheese, vegetables, herbs, or meats, and then cooking them in a pan until set.

Remember to enjoy this classic Eggs À La Martin dish, that embraces the simplicity of eggs and cream sauce to create a delightful and satisfying meal.



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