Century egg

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Arranged century egg on a plate


Deutsch: Tausendjährige Eier oder Chinesische Eier sind eine Delikatesse der chinesischen Küche.
English: The century egg, also known as preserved egg, thousand-year egg, thousand-year-old egg, is a Chinese food made by preserving duck, chicken or quail eggs in a mixture of clay, ash, salt, lime, and rice straw for several weeks to several months, depending on the method of processing.
日本語: 皮蛋 (ピータン) は、アヒルの卵を強いアルカリ性の条件で熟成させて製造する中国/台湾の食品。鶏卵やウズラの卵などでつくられる場合もある。高級品には白身の表面にアミノ酸の結晶による松の花状の紋様がつくことから、松花蛋と呼ぶ。


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