The Chicken or the Egg? 5. To Market, To Market

Farm life chickens
Chickens on the Family Farm (Bertelsen Family Photograph)

Cooks cook eggs in a plethora of ways. And vendors sell eggs in a myriad of ways.

The following photo essay celebrates the ingenuity of egg vendors across the globe. Egg storage and preservation methods vary.

Eggs Jerusalem scooter
Jerusalem
Eggs Morocco
Morocco (Photo credit: Colin Nederkoorn)

Marrakech, Morocco
Marrakech, Morocco
Managua, Nicaragua
Managua, Nicaragua
Xizhou, China
Xizhou, China (Photo credit: Astrid Berglund)
Hong Kong, "1000-Year-Old" Eggs
Hong Kong, "1000-Year-Old" Eggs
Salted Eggs, Manila, Philippines
Salted Eggs, Manila, Philippines
Cambodia
Cambodia (Photo credit: McKay Savage)
Hanoi, Vietnam
Hanoi, Vietnam (Photo credit: Michael Foley)

Bundi, India
Bundi, India
Sierra Leone
Sierra Leone (Photo credit: Adam Cohn)
Haut-de-Seine, France
Haut-de-Seine, France
USA, Farmers Market
USA, Farmers Market (Photo credit: La Grande Farmers' Market)
New York City (Photo credit: Adam Kuban)
New York City (Photo credit: Adam Kuban)

22 comments

  • Western ways of egg merchandising seems a lot less creative than the rest of the world.

    The Nicaraguan picture is my favorite.

    • Very creative, isn’t it? Very sustainable, too. We can learn a lot from other cultures, no matter what our original culture might be.

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