Quails Eggs with Dips

serves 6

With condiments to complement


  • Boiling water
  • 1 tsp bicarbonate of soda
  • 24 quail eggs
  • 1 tbsp sea salt
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 tsp cracked black pepper


  1. Add the bicarbonate of soda to the boiling water and boil the eggs for 1½ minutes, slightly longer if you prefer hard-boiled eggs.
  2. Place the eggs in a bowl of iced water and allow to cool before carefully peeling.
  3. Put the salt, oregano and pepper in dipping bowls, place on a platter with the eggs and serve.

Tip: Quails eggs are also delicious dipped in celery salt or smoked paprika.