Cailles Sur La Cendre

Quails cooked over the embers

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Memories of Gascony

By Pierre Koffmann

Published 2012

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Ingredients

  • 4 quails, drawn
  • 2 sheets of greaseproof paper
  • 50 g/

Method

Fold the sheets of greaseproof paper to make a double thickness and brush with duck fat. Cut each in half to give you 4 squares large enough to enclose a quail.

Season the quails, put a few drops of armagnac inside each one and wrap in the greaseproof paper, folding over the edges to seal.

Prepare a good log fire, where the flames have died down and the wood glows red. Place the