An Easter Appetizer // Duck Fat Toasts with Quail Eggs and Asparagus Pesto

Katie at the Kitchen Door

Duck Fat Toasts with Quail Eggs and Asparagus Pesto {Katie at the Kitchen Door}

Quail Eggs {Katie at the Kitchen Door}

A few weeks back Trevor and I were raiding the North Andover Market Basket on a trip home for cheap meat and ethnic produce (think yuca, hot peppers, plaintains), basically grabbing everything that’s particularly overpriced at Wholefoods and throwing it in our cart. As we strolled the aisles, I saw a container of tiny, spotted quail eggs, and for some reason had to have them. I had no idea what I was going to cook with them, but they were so delicate and pretty I knew I wanted a good reason to photograph them and share them here.

Duck Fat Toasts with Quail Eggs and Asparagus Pesto {Katie at the Kitchen Door}

Since then, every time I open the fridge the quail eggs are staring at me, questioning me. What will you make with us? Hard-boiling quail eggs seemed way too tedious for me, although I’m sure you could make an adorable plate of deviled quail eggs if you’re the patient type (the internet…

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