5 Egg-based Drinks From Different Parts of the World

Feb 10, 2024, 07:51 PM IST

5 Egg-based Drinks From Different Parts of the World


Different regions around the world have their unique versions of egg-based drinks, each reflecting cultural traditions, flavour preferences and local ingredients. Here are a variety of egg-based beverages originating from various regions around the globe:

Eggnog (United States and Canada)

Eggnog is a traditional holiday beverage made from a mixture of eggs, milk, sugar and often spiked with rum, brandy or bourbon. It is known for its rich and creamy texture, often served cold and garnished with nutmeg or cinnamon.

Advocaat (Netherlands)

Advocaat is a Dutch liqueur made from egg yolks, sugar and brandy. It has a thick and creamy consistency similar to custard and is often served as a dessert drink.

Coquito (Puerto Rico)

Coquito is a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink made with coconut milk, condensed milk, egg yolks and flavoured with cinnamon, vanilla and rum. It has a creamy texture with a rich coconut flavour and is often served cold over ice.

Rompope (Mexico)

A Mexican version of eggnog made with egg yolks, milk and sugar. Flavoured with vanilla, cinnamon and sometimes almonds. Enjoyed during the Christmas season, it offers a smooth and creamy consistency with a sweet, spiced flavour reminiscent of custard.

Tamagozake (Japan)

Tamagozake is a traditional Japanese hot drink made with eggs, sake (Japanese rice wine) and sugar. It is often consumed as a home remedy for colds and flu due to its believed warming and healing properties