Next Sunday is Pentecost and I know we will do a repeat of last year’s successful (Twelve Fruit) Fruit Salad.
It was a widespread custom in many parts of Europe during the Middle Ages to eat a bird on Ascension Day, because Christ “flew” to heaven. Pigeons, pheasants, partridges, and even crows, graced the dinner tables. In western Germany bakers and innkeepers gave their customers pieces of pastry made in the shapes of various birds. The Easter Book by Fr. Weiser
My family teased me, because chickens don’t fly.