Feuillete of poached quails’ eggs with hollandaise sauce
Feuillete roughly translates as 'leaves', represented in this dish by the layers of puff pastry. The addition of Madeira to the pastry lends this quail egg recipe from Geoffrey Smeddle an enticing sweetness, particularly when smothered with hollandaise sauce. Quail eggs can be difficult to peel, so it's best to boil a few extra and to use up any broken ones in a salad or sandwich. This is delicious served as a starter.