Tasty Tuesday: Chicken Normandy

Welcome to Couleur Nature’s Tasty Tuesday, a weekly feature on a French recipe—with tantalizing pictures to accompany!

Chicken Normandy

Via SimplyRecipes

We’ve done roosters in French Country style, roosters in home decor, and so this week’s feature recipe is–you guessed it–Chicken Normandy!

Chicken Normandy, of course, comes from the French region of Normandie, famous for its cream, butter, cheeses, their exclusive Bresse chickens, and its apples! Their Calvados, or apple brandy, is especially delicious, sold everywhere from people’s cellar doors.

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Mellow Monday: The French Country Rooster

Welcome to Mellow Monday, a picture post with beautiful photos from around the web!

Sit back and relax as we present this week’s theme:

The French Country Rooster

Vintage French Country Rooster Wall Plaque

Via Pinterest

The rooster is such a significant element of French Country decor, because of its history with France and its importance to the countryside.

You can learn more about the rooster’s significance here, but this time we’ll mostly be looking at French Country decor with the rooster!

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Why the Rooster is Quintessential to French Country Design

Quick, what’s the first thing you think of when I say “country animal”?

I bet it was a chicken.

And if  not, it was probably the second thing you had in mind. If you’re familiar with the French Country look, chances are you’ve seen quite a few roosters here and there. Roosters are so quintessential to French Country because they’re important to both France and the general countryside.

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