Monday, 29 October 2007

Coq au vin recipe

Coq au vin means literally, “Cock in wine,” but nowadays it has become less traditional to use an actual cock because it’s far easier to find a chicken than a cock. This is another really easy recipe that just takes a little time to prepare. If you wish to make a less expensive version, just use chicken pieces (legs and thighs) rather than a whole chicken. I prefer to use a whole chicken though. This takes very little time, perhaps 1 ½ hours including preparation time. This is another great smelling dish that fills the kitchen with a wonderful aroma whilst cooking. If you have a friendly butcher, ask him to cut a chicken into 6 pieces for you. Even though the wine is going to be used for cooking, it is worth buying a reasonable bottle. Continue reading.

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