Poultry Cookery – Viji’s Food Recipes


Poultry is the name given to domestic birds. Specially bred to be eaten. It includes the different varieties and sizes of chicken, turkey, ducks, geese and guinea fowls.

French Names

Single baby chicken         –     La  pouissin

Large chicken                   –      La poularde

Old hen                               –      La poule

Duck                               –       La canard

Turkey                         –       Dinde

Guniea fowl                –       La pintarde

Drawn poultry loses approximately 25 % of its original weight. The world ‘Volaille’  in French means poultry, but when it appears in the menu, it means chicken.

When size of the bird has been chosen, the next point is to recognise signs of young and fresh birds, as it helps in the preparation of chicken dishes. More details


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