Roasted Duck Breast with Orange Sauce

It was a meal planned for weeks ago but due to illness, the duck breasts went into the freezer and the wine waited a bit longer. The wine was a bottle of Pinot Noir bought in Burgundy last July when staying with my friends Di and Tam. We had a wonderful day driving into the […]

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Duck with Chickpea Pilaf, Pomegranates, Aubergine & Walnuts

When I was at the wonderful Moro pop-up at Possessed N1’s Supper Club early this month the main dish was a duck fattee with chickpea pilaf, pomegranates, aubergines and walnuts. A fattee is a Lebanese dish in which pitta bread is toasted and crisped in butter then layered with various toppings, ending with some garlicky […]

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Roast Duck Breast with Spiced Blueberry Sauce

I had a Gressingham duck breast in my freezer, left over from when I made the Ottoman duck dish that I’d had in Istanbul last month; supermarkets seem to invariably sell duck portions in packets of two. But it seemed a quick and simple thing to cook this evening so it came out of the […]

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