On the occasion of Egg Day, here is the recipe for Casino Eggs, a very popular appetiser in Hungary. Due to its simplicity and short preparation time, it is ideal for a dinner party if you are in bit of a rush. You can also make it ahead of time and eat it hot or cold.
8 whole eggs
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 teaspoon mustard
2 pinches of salt
Pinch of ground black pepper
Pinch of ground nutmeg
Place the eggs in a pan of hot water and bring to a boil. Boil for about 9-10 minutes, then place in a bowl of cold water and let them cool (this will help you to peel them)
When they have cooled down, peel the eggs.
Cut the eggs in half and remove the yolk using a teaspoon.
Mix the yolks with the butter which is at room temperature, then add the mayonnaise, mustard, salt, pepper and nutmeg and mix thoroughly.
Using this mixture, fill the eggs, then sprinkle with sweet smoked paprika.
You can eat it at this point or pop it in the oven for 10 minutes at 160 Celsius on a trey lined with grease poof paper.