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Cockerels – marinated and roasted

July 20th, 2012 While pot roasting my cockerel, I mixed up a marinade for the other two birds. I used about 200ml olive oil, 8 pieces of garlic chopped, a big pinch of crushed chilli and the juice of half … Continue reading

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Cockerel – pot roasted

July 19th, 2012 I thought about cooking the first happy chicken as coq au vin, but I had 2 pints of chicken and smoked turkey stock in the freezer, which got the better of me. I browned the chicken all … Continue reading

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Roast Cockerel

12th June, 2011 I roasted one of the happy chicken (see here) on Sunday – I was expecting cockerel to be a bit tough, but since it was only about 4 months old I thought I should try roasting one … Continue reading

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Happy Chicken

June 7th 2011 I had an unusual dinner invitation this week from Niko and Kiki. Their son Mandel keeps chicken and quail in the back garden – it’s quite a chic hen house too, with roses and a penthouse apartment. … Continue reading

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Chicken Plucking

June 8th, 2011 – Happy Chicken part 2. Since I’d been invited to dinner, I didn’t have time to pluck the cockerels on Tuesday night, so I hung them up overnight, outside my flat. To be honest I would rather … Continue reading

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