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Quail Eggs

Chopsuey with Quail Eggs

Chopsuey with Quail Eggs by Mary Rizale.

Filipino language lesson!

Quail eggs are called itlog ng pugo in Tagalog.

Itlog = Egg.

Pugo = Quail.

Boiled quail eggs (nilagang itlog ng pugo) can be easily bought almost anywhere in the Philippines. Street hawkers and bus vendors sell them four or five eggs in a slender transparent plastic bag. You can easily recognize them by their mottled shells.

These cute white eggs also a popular addition to different dishes, including chopsuey, and even randomly in misua and fried rice.

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