Tag Archives: duck

Mallard

January 14th, 2013 I saw some lovely fat mallards in the Farmers’ Market last weekend and then kicked myself for not buying one. A mallard is a large variety of wild duck indigenous to the British Isles, though some migrate … Continue reading

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Duck and Egg Mayonnaise

August 17th, 2012 I made mayonaise for a lunchtime egg salad sandwich today (see here for my home made mayonnaise recipe) and had some inspiration from something that I’d seen on television recently. BBC2 have been showing Exploring China: A Culinary … Continue reading

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Duck and Mushrooms

June 1st 2012 I had supper with Oli a couple of nights ago – he was visiting from Barcelona and staying with Rick and Su. They were out playing bridge, so we had the use of their kitchen. As a … Continue reading

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Magret Seché

January 30th, 2012 Magret Seché is the smoked breast of a duck that has been raised for foie gras. Smoked duck can be cut length ways and fried like bacon or it can be thinly sliced and eaten like prosciutto … Continue reading

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Magret de Canard

January 15th 2012 As if going out on Friday and Saturday wasn’t enough, Oli had brought a French Magret de Canard and six Catalan Morcilla over with him from Barcelona, Rick had a lobster and some foie gras, so Sunday night … Continue reading

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Faux Carbonara

January 1st 2012 This faux carbonara is made of leftovers. I had some duck, ham, stuffing and crème fraîche that needed using up and I fancied something creamy with pasta. This isn’t a real carbonara – see my recipe here … Continue reading

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Turkey Fiesta

October 16th, 2011 Having been to La Boqueria to buy food for a large Sunday fiesta on the terraza, a lot of prep needed to be done on Saturday evening to get the food ready. Oli did most of the … Continue reading

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