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A chef's hat with 100 folds represents 100 different methods to prepare an egg.
Yes, the tall, pleated white hat worn by cooks, known officially as a toque, has 100 folds for a purpose! According to Reclutant Gourmet, pleats were used to indicate a chef's level of experience, such as the number of ways he or she understood how to cook eggs.
One interesting fact about India is that it was the first country to develop sugar extraction and purification processes.