Blog

Food & Drinks

Guinea Fowl Recipes: 3 Gourmet Chef Recipes

By on

Share
Facebook Twitter ShareAddThis
Guinea Fowl Recipes: 3 Gourmet Chef Recipes

If you are looking for something more adventurous than chicken and don’t fancy stretching as far as pheasant, then why not try giving guinea fowl a go?

Originating from the west coast of Africa guinea fowl was once considered a game bird until its domestication in Europe. Now available commercially year round the autumn remains the most popular guinea fowl season as the meat pairs particularly well with other autumnal ingredients like chestnuts.

Photo: Dennis Jarvis/Flickr

Guinea fowl has a mild gamey flavour when cooked with a darker and dryer meat than chicken. It can be cooked in a number of alternative ways from simply roasted whole, where one bird will serve two people, to more refined and elegant dishes.

We have taken inspiration from three chef recipes to highlight guinea fowl's capabilities in the kitchen, including Theo Randall’s stuffed and roasted guinea fowl, guinea fowl recipe cooked inside clay from Massimo Spigaroli and Pier Giorgio Parini’s original recipe cooking with hay. 

The fabulous guinea fowl recipes are listed below. Enjoy.

BONED GUINEA FOWL STUFFED WITH PROSCIUTTO, MASCARPONE, THYME WITH ENGLISH PEAS

Chef Theo Randall for Live From London shared this irresistible recipe with us of whole boned guinea fowl stuffed with a citrussy, creamy stuffing along with salty prosciutto.

Learn how to make this guinea fowl recipe.

GUINEA FOWL WITH SUN-SCENTED SAUCE

Try this elegant Italian recipe with some unusual ingredients, including hay and black carrots.

Learn how to make this guinea fowl recipe.

Guinea Fowl with Culatello

This beautiful Guinea fowl recipe from Italian chef Massimo Spigaroli is cooked inside wet clay which hardens in the oven, and once broken open reveals moist succulent tender meat.

Check out more of Massimo Spigaroli and his infectious enthusiasm for culatello which his family has been making for over 150 years in Northern Italy.

Learn how to make this guinea fowl recipe.

Follow Fine Dining Lovers Also on Facebook

Tags
Comments
Register or login to Leave a Comment.