A recipe from my #1 Amazon bestseller The Great Mediterranean Comfort Food Tour
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At the colorful 19th century Les Halles Market in Dijon, France, I saw the famous blue-legged Bresse chickens; they are sold with their heads still attached, a sign of quality intended to make it easier for you to fork over 28€ ($30) a kilo for what's said to be the most pricey chicken in Europe. “Yes they are expensive. But if you eat this, you really taste chicken,” a local man told me. My husband was not convinced any chicken could possible be worth that kind of money. But in case you run across one, and want to try it, here's a classic recipe.
For more on Bresse chickens and French cooking, see my post
Dazed and Confused in Dijon, France