This is the complete guide to buying and serving poultry offering more than 170 savoury ways to enjoy it, from the most popular - chicken and turkey - to small birds like quail, pheasant, squab, and even eggs. A perfectly brined Roasted Turkey and gravy, Duck a l'Orange, Tea-smoked Game Hens, Vietnamese Lemongrass and Chili Grilled Chicken, Pot Pies, Buffalo Wings, and Partridge Escabeche are just the beginning of a long list of exciting recipes and it's beautifully illustrated.
2014 James Beard Foundation Book Award - Single Subject category As an affordable, delicious, and nutritious protein, poultry is a staple of a modern global diet that transcends continents and cultures. Chicken Noodle Soup, Buffalo Wings, Duck a l'Orange, and Partridge Escabeche are just the beginning of a long list of exciting possibilities. From the most popular birds,chicken and turkey,to small birds like quail, pheasant, and squab, Culinary Birds offers more than 170 savoury ways to enjoy poultry. With all the options out there, choosing the healthiest, most flavorful birds can be confusing. Because it is important to know where your bird comes from, Culinary Birds provides a brief history of poultry, the rise of factory farms, and the progression of the sustainability movement. From free range" to pasture raised," from air-chilled" to water-chilled" award-winning chef John Ash and culinary author James Fraioli determine the best" birds you can buy for your health and for your palate. Beautiful full-colour photographs accompany many of the recipes. With information on proper handling, storage, and various preparation methods, along with helpful charts, sidebars, and how-to photographs, Culinary Birds truly is the ultimate poultry cookbook.