Tag: Quail

1st August 2014

BBQ quail with bacon

This is another version of quail grilled on the barbecue. Here I removed the breast bone and flattened the bird and then wrapped strips of bacon around it. I grilled it for 15 minutes and then put it in the oven at 180 °C for another 20 minutes.

7th July 2014

Quail on the barbecue

Sometimes you do not need much for a great dinner. Like this recipe of quail grilled on the barbecue. I had four prepared quail, with its innards still inside, and I flattened them. I put a leave of sage in each bird and then inserted wooden pins in a cross-like fashion. This was to make the grilling easier and an unflattened bird would brown unevenly […]

29th November 2013

Stuffed quail in cabbage

Quail is a festive and easy kind of poultry, family of the pheasant that comes in a handy one-person portion. Have you ever seen quail walking around alive? I once saw a few when I was driving in the Dordogne area. They are a funny kind of bird with a strange walk. Most quail for poultry is domesticated and raised in cages.

6th December 2012

Quail and red cabbage

There was some left-over cabbage and there were two quail in the freezer as I had bought six in one go one day in a sale. With a strip of smoked ham I turned it into a nice meal which we ate just as the television news had an item about the large quantities of food people throw away as they buy more than they […]

14th November 2012

Pan-roasted quail with garlic and ginger

From time to time, you just have to cook with what you have in the house. I had bought several quail as they were on offer and I did not want to follow a traditional Italian recipe again, as nice as that one is. I had a piece of ginger lying around and some unfinished white wine. Garlic and onion is usually available in the […]