Mushroom-Stuffed Quail Wrapped in Grape Leaves

Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

Back to Square One

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1992

  • About

It’s not just the Italians who have a penchant for the quail/polenta combination. So do the Romanians, who call polenta mamaliga and like to garnish the soft cornmeal mush with a medley of sweet and smoked cheeses. This recipe is from the southern part of Romania.

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 large onions, diced (about 3 cups)

Method

Procedure

Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a small sauté pan or skillet over medium heat. Add the onions and cook until soft, about 10 minutes. Season with the salt and pepper and set aside. Melt the remaining 3 ta