Roast chicken is a popular dish, especially at Christmas time, when, in Great Britain at least, it often substitutes for turkey. It was present at the Welcoming Feast of 1991[1] and served at 12 Grimmauld Place in 1995.[2]


Notes and references

  1. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, Chapter 7 (The Sorting Hat) - "He had never seen so many things he liked to eat on one table: roast beef, roast chicken, pork chops and lamb chops, sausages, bacon and steak, boiled potatoes, roast potatoes, fries, Yorkshire pudding.
  2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Chapter 9 (The Woes of Mrs Weasley) - "“I don’t think he’ll be able to, Ron,” said Mrs Weasley, setting a huge plate of roast chicken down in front of Harry. “He’s really very busy at the moment.”"
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