pickled eggs — their small size makes it easy to pop a whole one in your mouth. I also really get a kick out of serving fried quail eggs to children, usually putting about three of them on a plate. They squeal with delight every time! Indeed, their diminutive size and pretty speckled shells are a big part of their charm.
Nutritionally they are considered superior to chicken eggs, with more protein and B vitamins per gram. (You can compare nutrition information of chicken eggs to quail eggs.) It's not unusual to see quail eggs served raw (especially in sushi bars) as there are claims that they are safer to eat raw than chicken eggs. What is your experience with quail eggs? Did you grow up eating them? Have you ever had them raw? Related: What Can I Do with Canned Quail Eggs? (Images: Dana Velden)