Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll-Ups

Oh my God! This food looks so delicious! I'm certainly going to make this one! I'll buy all the ingredients right now and have this later for dinner! I'm so excited! Yay! But wait… have you heard about Chicken Cordon Bleu? *points at someone* Have you heard about it? “No.” *points at another person* What about you? “Uhm, no.” Hah! *arrogant laugh* You people don’t know?! *silence* *looks at everyone* Honestly, I don't know what Chicken Cordon Bleu is too. *big smile* But hey, let us smile, people! Since we don't have any idea about the 5 W’s (What, Who, Where, When, Why) about Chicken Cordon Bleu, we will discover little bits of information about this dish.

Let us start with the word Cordon Bleu first. Cordon Bleu sounds French, right? That’s what you think at first too, I know. It is a French word which means ‘blue ribbon’. But actually, it is not yet sure if it really come from France. Cordon Bleu is a “meat wrapped around cheese (or with cheese filling), then breaded and pan fried or deep fried.” Obviously, the recipe we have here uses chicken.

Chicken Cordon Bleu is first included in American restaurant menus in the early 1960’s. It is a popular dish at that time. According to Food Time Line website, as cited by Bella Michaels in eHow, Chicken Cordon Bleu is an American innovation. There are many dishes in Europe that share the same characteristics with Chicken Cordon Bleu. The roulades way or roll ups are from Germany, France and Italy. Basically, this Chicken Cordon Bleu Roll Ups must have come from either of these countries. “Almost all of them are based on veal or chicken wrapped around stuffing, another meat, cheese or a combination of any of these. Many of them are then breaded and fried. The names and recipes vary widely, but their connection to the dish is apparent,” says Michaels.

I can now hear ooh’s and aah’s. This time, we will begin and enjoy this delectable dish. Come on, lets rock and roll!

Now it is time for you to enjoy! The link to the recipe is found on the "Cinnamon-Spice and Everything Nice" website below.

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