I love game and specially guinea fowl which is luckily in season at the moment! So tonight I made a guinea-fowl pot roast: I am a big fan of pot roasting for any bird because it keeps it juicy and tender and there is nothing worse than dry poultry… This one was certainly not dry as I cooked it in chicken stock laced with the rest of Mead (from a few posts ago) and lots of herbs. The young carrots and the turnips came from the organic farmers’ market and they were the inspiration for the recipe because I wanted them whole and fragrant and they make a really nice looking dish. The turnips came out moist and tender having soaked the fragrance of the fennel seeds and star-anis and tasted better than I ever thought turnips could taste.
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Growing up in “le midi”, I learned to like early on the deep and velvety wines the southern Rhône valley produces so generously and especially the flinty, dark curranty elixirs in Costières de Nîmes. I use them abundantly on autumnal delicacies and they go fabulously with game, spicy pumpkin soups and dark chocolate puddings…