Chicken with 40 cloves of garlic
1 Large Chicken, cut up
4 Heads of Garlic,
(broken into cloves)
1 tsp each of Oregano, Thyme, Savory
1 Large Bouquet Garni
Flour for dough
1) Separate the garlic cloves without peeling them, but discard loose papers.
2) Put everything except the bouquet garni and flour into a casserole. Mix well with
your hands. Force the boquet into the center, packing the chicken around and filling the
cavities with the garlic cloves.
3) Prepare a dough of flour, water and a drop or two of oil. Roll it into a long cylindrical
band on a floured board. Moisten the edge of the casserole and press the band around
the edge of the pot. Press the lid tightly on top.
4) Cook in a 350 F oven for 1 hour and 45 minutes. Break the seal of paste at the table