In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Farmer Bragard is further rumoured to be contemplating using the green for fattening up capons, and it is this in particular that has the authorities in a froth.
- Although some references explain its etymology as being from old French hutaudeau, meaning a pullet (a young hen), the derivation was in fact hétoudeau or hétourdeau which was a capon (a fattened cock fowl).
- ‘And…’ the rooster-in-charge continues, ‘each one of us will now be a capon without even being castrated.’
- She might filet him on the spot and turn him into a stuffed capon!
- On 31 December 1995, four dishes were served to the President and his guests: Marennes oysters, foie gras, roast capon, and ortolan.
- If you're planning for a large gathering, goose and capon can be quite big - up to 12 or so pounds.
- I do not have a family so turkey is too much - you can't get a good capon for love nor money and chicken is something I eat regularly, so not special enough.
- One peer at least tied a capon in his handkerchief and tossed it up to his famished family.
- Turkey is easier, but anyone having a fancy for goose, duck, capon or our more unusual feathered friends shouldn't take any chances.
- Tip the boy who brings you a stuffed capon and a jug of mead and your coins say, ‘I am richer than you.’
- Or he'd trade one of them to a neighbor for a year's supply of milk and eggs and a fat, ready-to-cook capon at Christmas.
- We use the term broiler production to capture the Census of Agriculture category which includes ‘broilers, fryers, and other chickens raised for meat production, including capons and roasters’.
- Their dinner had two courses rather than one, and included luxuries such as veal, capons, pigeon, plovers and tarts.
- This wine was a perfect choice for the main course, a combination of capon and lamb loin, topped on pumpkin and potato galette, accompanied with a red port wine reduction.
- Its ingredients would have included rabbits, pigeons, partridges, a hare, a pheasant, a capon and the livers of all these animals, along with eggs, pickled mushrooms, dried fruit and spices.
- The multi-cuisine dinner spread will have assorted cold meat platters, roast capon in cranberry sauce, grilled fish, sliced pepper lamb and pastas cooked on the spot among other vegetarian and non-vegetarian delicacies.
- C. Anne Wilson quotes an ordinance of Richard II in 1378 for prices charged by cooks and pie bakers, including those for capons and hens baked in pasties.
- For the capon broth: In a large saucepan over medium-low heat, combine all ingredients.
- There were anchovies, carp, caviar, crab, crayfish…, bacon, beef, brains, calf's head, capon, all the way to venison.
- I'm always sad that these catalogues of popular anticlericalism fail to mention James Clavell's bestselling Shogun, which luridly shows its Jesuit villain feasting on capon in one important scene.
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