- 4 quail's eggs
The ultimate convenience food, eggs are powerhouses of nutrition, packed with protein and a…
- 100g green beans
- 100g new potatoes, halved or quartered if very large
New potatoes have thin, wispy skins and a crisp, waxy texture. They are young potatoes and…
- 1 anchovy, finely chopped
Silver, slender salty little fish found mainly around the Black Sea and the Pacific and Atlantic…
- 1 tbsp chopped parsley
One of the most ubiquitous herbs in British cookery, parsley is also popular in European and…
- 1 tbsp chopped chives
- juice ½ lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
Bring a medium pan of water to a simmer. Lower the quail’s eggs into the water and cook for 2 mins. Lift out the eggs with a slotted spoon and put into a bowl of cold water. Add the beans to the pan, simmer for 4 mins until tender, then remove from the pan with a slotted spoon and plunge into the bowl of cold water.
Put the potatoes in the pan and boil for 10-15 mins until tender. Drain the potatoes in a colander and leave them to cool. While the potatoes are cooling, peel the eggs and cut them in half. Toss the potatoes and beans with the chopped anchovy, herbs and lemon juice. Top with the quail’s eggs to serve.