Category Archives: Quail & Quail’s Eggs

A Funny Little Bird

Chicken may be my first bird love as a cook, but all poultry sits well in my back catalogue. When I hear ‘Civitavecchia’ sung loud in ‘Tosca’ I immediately remember my first taste of quail (quaglia). In a roadside inn … Continue reading

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Table Quails are Males

Quails are cute little round, feathered bundles whose sound is more a squeak than a chirrup. Their meat is less sought after than their eggs, so quails sold for cooking are the male┬áby-product of a lucrative egg business. Animals, like … Continue reading

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