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This article was published on July 24, 2015

Let Sir Ian McKellen show you how a true wizard makes scrambled eggs

Let Sir Ian McKellen show you how a true wizard makes scrambled eggs
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Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. Lauren is a reporter for The Next Web, based in San Francisco. She covers the key players that make the tech ecosystem what it is right now. She also has a folder full of dog GIFs and uses them liberally on Twitter at @lhockenson.

Celebrated actor, knight, wizard, mutant and all around cool guy Ian McKellan has some mighty strong opinions about how to make scrambled eggs correctly. So, in a video posted to his Facebook page yesterday, he’s here to teach you how to do it right.

Ian McKellen’s Scrambled Eggs on Toast“Live from Chateau Marmont in Hollywood,” I scramble up the best eggs in the world for my Facebook followers, to celebrate the success of my new film “Mr. Holmes”.

Posted by Ian McKellen on Thursday, July 23, 2015

Gandalf insists on cracking the eggs right into a sauce pan, adding some designated milk fats and scrambling the eggs slowly to achieve perfect consistency — therein lies the magic. As an avid practitioner of this method for more than a year now, I will vouch for him: they’re dang good.

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