I had plans to make you something sophisticated for Christmas Eve Eve. But nothing sophisticated, literary or Nigella’d could ever be as life-affirmingly Christmassy as these six singing chickens:
n.b. you may also enjoy Classical Chicken (wholly suitable for vegetarians).
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Dr Sophie Duncan is Research Fellow and Dean for Welfare at Magdalen College, Oxford. She likes Shakespeare, theatre history, detective novels, and New Orleans.
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Chicken as a meat has been depicted in Babylonian carvings from around 600 BC. Chicken was one of the most common meats available in the Middle Ages. It was widely believed to be easily digested and considered to be one of the most neutral foodstuff.:
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