If you do not have a mill that grinds spices coarsely, place them in a plastic bag and smash them with the bottom of a heavy pot. If plums are no longer available, soak 6 prunes, cut them up, omit the sugar and substitute for the plums.Read More
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uck confit should be on the list of best ingredients for a quick meal. It is precooked and all you have to do is warm and crisp the skin. It is traditionally served with frisée lettuce or red cabbage.Read More
Breakfast in bed is an indulgence and an art; this hash lives up to the occasion. The sweetness of the potatoes is the perfect foil for the rich duck. (Do yourself a favour and buy ready-made duck confit at a gourmet prepared-food shop.)Read More
It’s that time of year where peas are growing in my garden: snow peas, sugar snaps and shelling peas. Once the peas are harvested, the branches the snow peas grow on are wonderful in salads.Read More
One of the best tacos I have ever eaten was at a food stand at the Oxbow Public Market in Napa. Frankly, the combination of rich duck and mildly spicy ancho chili paste sweetened with cherries incited gluttony.Read More
The sauce for this duck breast is Thai-inspired. The addition of coconut milk, lemon grass and hot spices give a depth of flavour to the sauce, which is enriched when served over the duck breasts. If you can’t get duck breasts, use chicken breasts as a substitute.