• chicken

    Domesticated around 3500 years ago by the Chinese and the Egyptians, this gallinaceous was introduced in Greece by the Persians. In the 17th century, Henry IV plebiscite the chicken with the idea of “one chicken in every pot”, as he claimed than even the poorest peasant should have access to a chicken. Appreciated for centuries, for its taste, the chicken was also used for multiple other reasons. Indeed, chickens accompanied roman armies to battle, their good appetite being an omen of victory.  The chicken, while it was domesticated for cockfighting, ended up as a traditional dish for our greatest pleasure!