Chicken and Ginger Soup

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Appears in
Two Fat Ladies: Full Throttle

By Jennifer Paterson and Clarissa Dickson Wright

Published 1998

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It is difficult to find a proper boiling fowl these days. The best places to look are Chinese shops, where they are called endearingly ‘old hen’, or Halal butchers. It seems to me that our ethnic communities have priorities we would be well encouraged to emulate. In my recent visit to Smithfield Market for filming, I was interested to notice the large number of Chinese and West Indians who were painstakingly choosing such vital items as pigs’ trotters and heads or old hens. This is an Asian