Tag Archives: Quail

The Monogamous Fowl of the L’Aude

Guinea fowl have intrigued me for more than their flavour since I first encountered them en-masse in the L’Aude region of SW France – I could have written ‘en-floc’ (read below for why). We used to rent a house there … 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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