Is Premature Egg the New Pinkberry? Hen Follicles. A Food Trend or Foul Fowl?
Have you seen our mommy?
Follicles (no, not the hair kind) are premature yolk that have yet to drop through the oviduct and into the hen's uterus. I ingested my first feast of follicles at a Vietnamese pho house named Pho Nguyen Hue Restaurant in Westminster, California's Little Saigon.
Today in the New York Times Dining & Wine pages, find out if preemie eggs are really the new veal cheeks. God knows they're younger. Much younger.