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Carmela’s eggs

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Carmela's spicy eggs

Carmela and her hot eggs

Nobody knows where the dish really originated. Carmela claims she received the recipe in a dream she had. An angel made her repeat the procedure and ingredients so many times, there was no need in writing it down. Just as the angel foretold her. 

We ask her gently to share her recipe. But their was mischief in her voice. Carmela approved the recipe. And what more can we ask for.

  • Prep Time 20 Minutes
  • Cook Time 20 Minutes
  • Total Time 40 Minutes
  • Serves 4 People
  • Calories 300 kcal


  • 8 eggs
  • 4 ripe tomatoes
  • 1 onion
  • 3 chili peppers
  • EVO
  • Salt and a pinch of sugar


  1. Peel and pip the tomatoes
  2. Sauté the diced onion in olive oil
  3. Add the chili peppers, shredded
  4. In goes the tomato and leave them alone for a couple of minutes
  5. Add the eggs and scramble
  6. Season with salt and a pinch of sugar
  7. Serve piping hot


Carmela's spicy eggs are stupendous. And even our own version is delicious. Because she's very sympathetic toward, she allowsìed to unveil some secrets.The pinch of sugar may seem insignificant yet makes a big difference. She sustains it takes the edge of the sharpness chili peppers leave. We can't but agree.Carmela advices to use red onions. Both for taste as chromatic reasons. Letting the tomatoes color brown is fundamental. Brown, not black. This enhances the umami effect Salt is added at the end. Served for breakfast it guarantees instant oblivion. And the will to confront a new day.If you happen to stumble on a wonderful adding of your own, please let us know. Here's a short list of what does not work. Cumin, yogurt, vinegar, breadcrumbs and garlic.

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