The best practice when trying to impress someone with a meal is to cook something simple yet sophisticated. These individual roasted Cornish game hens are absolutely delicious and easy to make. A Cornish game hen is a hybrid chicken that has been crossed with a Cornish Game and Plymouth or White Rock. It has has a stronger, gamier flavor compared to chicken but it's not as strong as beef or lamb. Serve these petite roasted birds with a side of creamed spinach and roasted potatoes.