Quail eggs

Quail eggs came to Europe from East Asia. These small and unusually looking eggs are much more than just a type of food. In fact, they are a natural remedy for various diseases and conditions. In the ancient times, noble Greeks and Romans ate much more Quail than hen eggs. Also, roasted or grilled Quail was considered as a delicacy and a real treat. If you wanted to show respect to your guests, you would serve them quail. 

Quail eggs as nutritional bombs

A single quail egg contains 74.6% water, 13.1% protein, 11.2% fat and 1.1% minerals and other enzymes. Interestingly, quail eggs contain many vitamins and minerals, including 0.5mg of calcium, 2.2mg of phosphorus, 3.8mg of iron, 3mg of vitamin A, 0.1mg of vitamin B1 and 0.8mg of vitamin B2.

Quail eggs are successfully used in the treatment of many diseases

I will mention their benefit in treating high blood pressure, bronchial asthma, migraine. Furthermore, they help elevated cholesterol, diabetes, gastric and duodenal ulcers. They are extremely beneficial for the consequences of heart failure, weakness or anaemia and clogged blood vessels. These small gems are also recommended for boosting the appetite in children.  Also, they are ideal for people who are recovering from all sorts of illness and surgeries.

Let food be thy medicine…

Quail eggs are rich in many vitamins, minerals and essential amino acids. They contain 5 times more phosphorus, 8 times more iron, 6 times more vitamin B1 and 15 times more vitamin B2 than domestic hen eggs. With its nutrition value, a single quail egg can replace 5 eggs of the domestic hen. Therapy with these eggs is allowed to be carried out even when some medicines are already being prescribed by the doctor, but the exception is if the doctor prescribed some medicines that prohibit the ingestion of protein.

Quail is a bird consecrated to Hephaistos & Artemis. It’s a symbol of a repentant spirit, mutual love, and higher awareness. Apollo’s sister Artemis lived on “Quail Island”.

Strength and potency

The experience of many people using quail eggs in their diet shows that these eggs also have a positive impact on the potency of men. This has been known to ancient Greek physicians and medicine men. If you want to consume quail eggs for health benefits, it is necessary to eat them raw. Now, many people are not comfortable with eating raw eggs, but they never complain about eating mayonnaise! So, here’s our solution. I will give you a simple, yet powerful elixir for good health and a small miracle when it comes to gastronomical values!

Unusual, almost alien looking eggsQuail eggs

Today, in many countries, these eggs can be purchased in health food stores. interestingly, some farms are selling the eggs online! However, it’s extremely important to consume them fresh. They should not be older than 7 days.

Modern medicine confirms the healing properties of quail eggs, which has been known for millennia. These eggs received the greatest attention in the USA, Germany, Japan, Italy and Russia. Well, in ancient Greece, of course, they were extremely popular. However, in modern days, Greeks don’t give them the glory they deserve. But the Keto revolution will bring them back!

In Greek legends, the figure of a quail was used by Asteria to avoid the sexual attentions of Zeus. Asteria, a daughter of the Titan Coeus and Phoebe, was hounded by the mighty Zeus. In order to emerge from his embraces, she got transformed into a quail. Then she threw herself into Egean sea and metamorphosed into the island of Delos.

Her sister Leto later endeavoured refuge on this island and there gave birth to her twins Apollo and Artemis. Leto was a Titan goddess in Greek mythology, offspring of Coeus and Phoebe. She was beloved by Zeus. In some versions, it was stated that Zeus took a shape of a quail when he mated with Leto.

Quali eggs

Quali egg Keto Mayo

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Keto Mediterranean
Keyword Mayonaisse, Quali egg
Prep Time 20 minutes
Author Apollonas Kapsalis

Ingredients

  • 8 whole quail eggs not older than 6 days
  • 450 ml (2 cups) olive oil extra-virgin
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper freshly ground
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder organic
  • 1 tsp stevia blend
  • 6 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest finely grated

Instructions

  1. Using a sharp knife carefully crack quail eggs. Add all the spices and lemon zest. Beat using an electric mixer on medium speed. Now add lemon juice.

  2. Very slowly, start adding olive oil but keep beating the mixture. The olive oil needs to be added gradually and patiently. The process should last 15 minutes. Keep beating and watch your mayonnaise become thick. 

  3. Place the mayonnaise in a glass container or a jar and seal well. Use it within 5 days. No additives, no preservatives, so it has a short expiration date. Health benefits are numerous!

Quail eggs