Poultry

 

Poultry is the most popular type of meat eaten in Britain today - we eat almost twice as much poultry as we do beef. It is seen to be healthy, nutritious and versatile, and can be used for a myriad of recipes that are quick and simple to prepare.

In this section, we look at the varieties of poultry available in the UK, along with some handy cooking tips and hints.

Chicken
Find out about poussin, capons, rock Cornish game hens and other types of chicken ...
Duck
A guide to the best breeds of ducks for eating, including the Aylesbury, Gressingham, Nantais, Rouen and Moulard ...
Goose
Goose - the traditional Christmas dish ...
Poultry Giblets
Using the neck, heart, gizzard and liver to make stocks and gravy ...
Poultry Liver
A look at goose liver, chicken liver and foie gras ...
Ostrich
Similar in taste to beef, but with less than a third of the fat ...
Turkey
One of the healthiest meats on the market, with half the fat of chicken ...