ROAST DUCK WITH A CHERRY SAUCE

Posted by Merriducks on Friday, October 23, 2015 In : Christmas 

Ingredients

1 duck (2-2.2kg)

1 Orange zested and juiced

1tsp Ground ginger

1tbs Soy sauce

1tbs Lemon juice

60ml Port

410g Canned, pitted cherries

1tbs Cornflour

Salt and pepper to season

 

Method

  1.  Preheat oven to 230°C. Wash duck inside and out, then pat dry all over with paper towel. Use kitchen string to tie its legs firmly together. Place on a wire rack over a roasting tray. Use a metal or wooden skewer to prick the skin all over (allows the fat to ...

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ROAST DUCK WITH ORANGES AND CLOVES

Posted by Merriducks on Friday, October 23, 2015 In : Christmas 

Ingredients

1 duck

100g butter, softened

1tbsp brown sugar

4 oranges, two zested finely

2tsp ground cloves

1 bunch thyme, broken into sprigs

4 onions, cut into wedges

1/2 cup (125 millilitres) sweet vermouth or brandy

 

Method

  1.  Preheat oven to 220°C.

  2. In a bowl, combine butter, sugar, finely grated rind of 2 oranges and cloves. Season to taste.

  3. Wash duck and dry with paper towel. Use fingertips or scissors to ease skin away from duck. Rub spiced butter un...

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STICKY DUCK WITH CHINESE PICKLED RADISHES

Posted by Merriducks on Wednesday, October 2, 2013 In : Good Food Magazine 

Ingredients

For the pickled radishes

            2 bunches radishes, sliced, leaves reserved (see below)

            2 tbsp golden caster sugar

            1 tbsp white wine vinegar

            1 tbsp low-salt soy sauce

            1 tbsp brown sugar

            1 red chilli, deseeded and sliced

For the duck

            1 tsp clear honey

            1 tbsp low-salt soy sauce

            1 tbsp rice wine

            1 tbsp white wine vinegar

            1 tsp five...


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NEW POTATOES ROASTED IN DUCK FAT

Posted by Merriducks on Friday, May 3, 2013 In : Roast Potatoes 
  1. "Nothing beats roasting potatoes in duck fat – the result is beautiful golden potatoes with a rich flavourand crispy bite with a fluffy inside." Julie Trubshaw (Tantallon Guest House & Cookery Studio)

     

    Ingredients

    1.5kg New Potatoes
    400g Duck Fat
    Salt and Sage

    Method:

    1.       Pre-heat the oven to 200ͦC. Heat the duck fat in a roasting pan         

    2.       Peel the potatoes and boil to par cook for 5 to 10 mins. Drain well.

    3.       Add to the heated fat and cook for 30-45mins until golden, c...


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ROAST DUCK WITH MANGO AND CRANBERRY SAUCE

Posted by Merriducks on Friday, May 3, 2013 In : Roast Duck 

(1 Duck serves 4 this recipe serves 8)

2 Ducks (2.5-3kg each)          

 

For the Mangoes:

2 Mangoes

2 T White Sugar

4 T Brandy

2 T Lemon juice


For the Sauce:
2 T Sugar
2 T Red Wine Vinegar
1 cup Brown stock or demiglaze (can use the juices from cooking the duck that have been simmered down to enhance the strength of the stock, add duck bones while reducing)
2 T Cranberry Jam, Chutney or Jelly

 

To Serve:

100g Flaked Almonds

2 T Butter

 

Method:
For the Sauce:

1.         Peel the...


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