Guinea Fowl Terrine, from the The Strong Sistas

Ashley & Sarah Armstrong

Sick of just eating plain meat? Looking for a unique way to enjoy some pastured guinea? 

One of our favorite ways to eat guinea fowl is cooked in a terrine.

What the heck is a terrine?

A terrine is traditional in French cuisine and is a meat, fish or veggie mixture that has been cooked in advance and allowed to cool or set in the container. It is cooked and served in a loaf pan, so it's kind of like a meat bread!

Terrine is similar to pate in the sense that it is served cool, but it doesn’t necessarily contain liver and uses a lot more ingredients to give it a unique texture profile. Terrines seem sophisticated, but we are not sophisticated chefs. We wanted to make this a super easy recipe to enjoy a unique and fun recipe.

Guinea Fowl Confit by the Strong Sistas

Ashley & Sarah Armstrong

If a chicken and a duck had a baby…

Have you tried guinea fowl? The taste is similar to wild game, but more delicate, not as strong. We think it tastes like a mix between chicken and duck. 

Nutrient-wise, guinea meat is high in Vitamin K, niacin and Vitamin B1. 

Guineas roam more than any other poultry species, so they are slightly leaner than chicken… making the cooking method pretty important.

Brined Guinea Fowl Recipe, à la Strong Sistas

Ashley & Sarah Armstrong

Pasture raised poultry with juicy meat and crispy skin? Yes please.

This simple, brined guinea recipe is a fool-proof way to ensure tender meat with a crispy skin, AKA: perfection. 

The Strong Sistas' Braised Guinea Fowl

Ashley & Sarah Armstrong

First off, what on earth is a guinea fowl?

Guinea fowl actually originate from Africa and are related to other game birds such as pheasants and turkeys. Guineas eat a ton of bugs, and roam the pastures more so than any other poultry species at White Oak Pastures.

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