I'm learning french and thought I would check out the master himself, auguste escoffier, and I bought "Ma Cuisine" on my kindle. In looking at the poultry section, he identifies four types of chicken.
The four types are:
- Les Poulardes et Chapons (fattened chickens)
- Les Poulets dits <<a la Reine>> (chicken that says "to the queen") ????
- Les Poulets de grain
- Les Poussins (chicks?? ewwwww)
I think 1 and 4 I basically understand, but I couldn't find anything on "dits <<a la Reine>>"