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Hummingbird Egg Omelette

To sell at ridiculously expensive restaurants to ridiculously rich people.
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A typical omelette requires 3 or 4 chicken eggs. This would require several hundred. The amount of time and effort to make one might be appealing to some. Plus, who knows? It might taste pretty good.

Keep in mind, you'd need to do some marketing. These are happy free range hummingbirds who are not harmed in any way. You might also want to remind people that you don't have to harm a bird to harvest its eggs.

You could sell the idea by pointing out that chickens by comparison are foul (no pun) dirty creatures that scrape along in the mud and their own filth eating grubs and insects while hummingbirds are beautiful, clean little sparkly birds that eat nectar from beautiful flowers. Disgusting avian pig vs the flittering, glittering jewel of the bird world.

Cost would probably be about $1,000 or so making it a bucket list item rather than standard breakfast fare unless you're stupid rich.

doctorremulac3, May 27 2018

Ostrich egg omelette https://www.youtube...watch?v=UeM99fttMac
On the other end of the scale. [doctorremulac3, May 28 2018]


       // you don't have to harm a bird to harvest its eggs. //   

       <Smiles, nods, attempts to conceal belt-fed semi-automatic 12-gauge shotgun behind chair, along with wicker panniers of kiwi eggs/>
8th of 7, May 27 2018

       "What's that? Your hands are sore from cracking all of those hummingbird eggshells?, ahhhhhhhh.
Well now your eyes are gonna be sore, 'cause you just got hummingbird Easter Egg painting duty!"
<later edit>
Apologies to Ben Stiller.

       Would the contrary make Ostrich eggs the commoners' omelettes, at dirt low prices?
wjt, May 28 2018

       I'm guessing somebody's had to have done that.   

       Yup. See link.
doctorremulac3, May 28 2018

       Somebody just suggested hummingbird hard boiled eggs.   

       I'm not sure why that sounds disgusting to me.
doctorremulac3, May 28 2018

       A light dynamic wondrous thing is the the antithesis of a brick ovoid.   

       //See link// But is it cheap by economies of scale?
wjt, May 29 2018

       //wicker panniers of kiwi eggs//   

       I think those are rugby balls. Try hatching one, and see if the chick does the haka.
pertinax, May 29 2018


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