How to Make Bonito and Black Pepper-Cured Egg Yolks with Cook’s Science

Meet your new favorite ingredient.

The process of turning bland raw egg yolks into savory, grate-able cured yolks couldn’t be simpler: Separate yolks, pack in salt and seasonings, wait, rinse, dry in the oven, and use. In this video, associate editor Tim Chin demonstrates how to make cured egg yolks at home, and just how versatile they can be—grate them on top of salad, pasta, soup, meat, and more to add seasoning and umami. The possibilities are endless.

Watch the video above! Then check out the full recipe for Bonito and Black Pepper-Cured Egg Yolks and see our other cured egg yolk recipes below.


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