These innovative little pods by Fusion Brands, are made from super light flexible silicone, and they simply float in the water during cooking. Not only are they great for poaching eggs, they can also be used for baking flan and cakes, and molding gelatin (Jell-o) and desserts. So how exactly do they work?
To Poach an Egg in a PoachPod
Evenly oil the PoachPod, crack an egg into it, and float in boiling water. Cover the pan with a lid and cook in boiling water for 4 to 6 minutes or to desired firmness. Use a slotted spoon to remove the pad from the water. To remove the egg from the Poachpod, run a spoon around egg edge, then flip pod inside out and gently push egg out.
To Bake Flan, or Cakes in a PoachPod
Fill the PoachPod with your favorite batter and place on a pan for support, then cook as directed in your recipe.
To Mold Foods in a PoachPod
Fill PoachPod with food to be molded, chill if needed, and flip PoachPod inside out to remove food.
PoachPods are ideal for a quick breakfast or supper snack, and since you can use them in the freezer and microwave as well, the possibilities are endless. They come as a set of two in cool mint green, and dark forest green, and when you've finished, simply put them in the dishwasher and find a tiny space to store them! A set of two is available at the Gourmet Fusion online store, and also in our Solana Beach store at the Leaping Lotus for $9.99.