Devilled Eggs

I did not know this, but my grandmother was ‘famous’ for her devilled eggs. I only discovered this when I shared the photograph of my attempt on Instagram. My mother told me that she made these for guests and special occasions. I think they make for a great canapé.

Devilled Eggs
Devilled Eggs
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I do not usually bring my laptop home from work. Mainly because I have an iPad and can do most of what I need to, using it. But also because I do not like typing on the laptop and it is a pain to pack up my bluetooth keyboard and mouse every day. However, during hard lockdown I had my laptop at home with me. I needed to be able to access the work computer as there was a fair amount of work that needed doing. And it is much easier to do that using a proper keyboard. I set up my laptop, keyboard and mouse on the spare table in our lounge. And did what I needed to do each day using TeamViewer. As I had my laptop, I did not use my iPad as much as I normally do.

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After four weeks of being at home I went back to work, taking the laptop with me. But it was another two weeks before I went to see customers. I take orders on my iPad using the Google Sheets app. But my apps are offloaded if not used. And I had not used the app for months. So when I arrived at the customer I first had to download the app before I could start using it. I did not bother to see which other apps needed to be downloaded as I decided to do them as I needed them. It is interesting to see just how many have been dormant during lockdown. Most noticeable were my travel apps. I have had to reinstate the Air France and KLM apps as they keep on changing our flights. And I still don’t know if we will be travelling at all this year.

Devilled Eggs

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Devilled Eggs

This simple to make canapé flavour depends on what you add to the egg yolks
Recipe Category: Canapé
Makes enough for: 6 devilled eggs
All Rights Reserved: An original recipe from Lavender and Lime


  • 3 eggs
  • 15 mls chilli aioli
  • Salt to season
  • Fresh thyme leaves to garnish


  • Hard boil your eggs so that the yolks are just set *
  • Peel the eggs, taking care not to crack them
  • Cut in half lengthwise, cleaning your knife between each cut
  • Pop the egg yolks into a bowl and add the aioli
  • Mash using a fork then season to taste
  • Use a spoon and fill the holes with the mashed egg yolk
  • Garnish with thyme leaves and serve **


* how long you need to boil your eggs depends on where you live - I use an egg boiler and set it to the medium setting of my hard boiled egg selection. 
** these can be made ahead. Place into a lidded container and refrigerate until needed.
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19 thoughts on “Devilled Eggs

  1. Deviled eggs (which I make with the more conventional recipe) are my favorite contribution to take to potluck meals or other events where food is shared. I’m looking forward to a time when we can do that again!

    be well… mae at

  2. I remember the first time I tried a devilled egg! I was only a kiddo, and we were at a party with the rest of my family. I am sure the one I tried was more of a curry flavour rather than chilli. I honestly remember thinking it was the most delicious party snack I had ever tried.

  3. Your deviled eggs look good. There’s a saying around here, “You’re not a real southern lady if you don’t own a deviled egg tray.’ Best wishes for a beautiful week.

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