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Appetizer / Lunch / Dinner

Baked Pear With Gorgonzola and Jammy Quail Eggs

  • Prep time: 15
  • Cook time: 20
  • Serves: 6
A delightful appetizer showcasing the exquisite combination of tender quail eggs, ripe pears, creamy gorgonzola and savoury pecans, finished with a touch of honey.

This elegant appetizer features soft-boiled quail eggs nestled in ripe pears, filled with rich gorgonzola, crunchy pecans and aromatic thyme, all drizzled with honey. Delight in the harmonious blend of flavours and textures with each exquisite bite.


    • 6 quail eggs

    • 3 pears

    • 3/4 cup gorgonzola cheese

    • 1/2 cup chopped pecans

    • 4 sprigs of thyme, leaves picked

    • Honey for drizzling


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.

  2. Bring a pot of water to a rolling boil.

  3. Once boiling, add quail eggs. Set a timer for 2 minutes (soft-boiled).

  4. When the timer is up, scoop the eggs out of the pot and place them into a bowl of ice water.

  5. Once they are cool enough, take them out of the water and peel. These will be used to garnish the pears.

  6. Cut pears in half and scoop out the center.

  7. Fill them with gorgonzola, chopped pecans, and thyme leaves.

  8. Bake in the oven for 15-20 minutes until golden brown.

  9. Remove from the oven, slice quail eggs in half, and place on top of pears.

  10. Drizzle with honey and enjoy!

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