Potato & Sausage Latkas with Creamy Squash Puree – Salad with Quail Eggs Baked in Tomato Cups

Potato & Sausage Latkas with Creamy Squash Puree – Salad with Quail Eggs Baked in Tomato Cups

This recipe inspiration came from a recipe I saw for full sized…

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This recipe inspiration came from a recipe I saw for full sized eggs baked into plum tomatoes. Shrink all that down and you get quail eggs baked into cherry tomatoes. I also saw a recipe for leek and squash latka’s which turned into potato and sausage latka’s with a squash puree and crispy sage leaves. 

Quail Egg Tarts

Quail Egg Tarts

The first round of pies for the appetizer was simple. Mini quail…

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The first round of pies for the appetizer was simple. Mini quail egg quiches. Simple pie crust, cheese and crumbled sausage and a quail egg baked over the top.

For those of you who don’t know – my friend Jake Spinney has been growing and selling quail eggs for several months now and can be purchased by emailing browofthemtnfarm@gmail.com for more information on quail eggs – check out my post!

Breakfast Pizza with Bacon Sausage and Quail Eggs

Breakfast Pizza with Bacon Sausage and Quail Eggs

What better way to get eggs onto pizza but with cute little…

What better way to get eggs onto pizza but with cute little quail eggs. I’ve seen recipes before that have eggs on pizza, but I couldn’t imagine the humongous chicken egg and all it’s glory sprawled across my pizza. The way to get the eggs perfect to your desired doneness is to pre-poach them so that they are cooked about half way to how you like them and then placing them on the pizza. If you like your eggs gooey and runny, don’t cook them at all, just make little nests and crack them right onto the decorated pie!

Poached Quail Eggs With Mushroom and Asparagus Beurre Blanc

Poached Quail Eggs With Mushroom and Asparagus Beurre Blanc

This is the reason that I made the English Muffins last week.…

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This is the reason that I made the English Muffins last week. Last weekend I do something I rarely do. I went out for brunch. I’m not a huge fan of going out for brunch – the “good places” are always full, and you often have to wait, only to get to eat in a noisy loud cafe (often at a time, where my headache is reminding me of the loud noisy times from the night before, and is begging for peace and quiet). It is usually over priced and often not really that good. But last weekend, I caved and went out for breakfast. Although we went to a popular breakfast chain, I was pleasantly surprised with my Greek eggs Benedict. My desire to recreate a creamy dish with the newly discovered QUAIL EGGS lead to this dish, and several others like it. The beurre blanc is much easier to make, and absorbs some of the flavours of the mushroom and asparagus.

Pickled Quail Eggs Two Ways

Pickled Quail Eggs Two Ways

Since my roommate is dating the quail man himself I’ve been meaning…

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Since my roommate is dating the quail man himself I’ve been meaning to be pickling the abundance of quail eggs we have rolling around here. I finally got to it last night. You have to let the pickled eggs sit for a few days to develop flavour and I’m also hoping these babies will develop some color, but regardless I know that they will be delicious.

Quail Eggs!

Quail Eggs!

So a really exciting thing has happened in my world, which is…

IMG_4527So a really exciting thing has happened in my world, which is the introduction of quail eggs. A friend of mine who lives in the Annapolis Valley has started growing and producing quail eggs. Aside from being super cute, beautiful and perfect for tapas and hors d’oeuvres they also have a lot of health benefits.

Spinach Salad with Bacon, Smoked Chicken and Hard-boiled Quail Egg

Spinach Salad with Bacon, Smoked Chicken and Hard-boiled Quail Egg

I thought that moving back into the city would make my internet…

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I thought that moving back into the city would make my internet connection better! Out in the country everyone shared the same IP address the the internet was sssllloooowww at peak times. So now I’m back in the city, sharing a connecting wall with a stranger, and my internet is still slooowwwww, only now it’s “fiber-op” – which means what? not too sure except that my roommates are more frustrated that it’s not working, websites still don’t load at peak times, and uploading pics can still be a pain in the you-know-what. That being said – last night I uploaded pics for 10 posts, so my work is cut out of me! This recipe uses quail eggs, and more info will follow about them shortly!