A sweet and sticky casserole of duck with turnips and orange from Tender: A Cook and His Vegetable Patch (page 606) by Nigel Slater

  • bay leaves
  • cinnamon sticks
  • whole duck
  • fresh ginger
  • groundnut oil
  • onions
  • oranges
  • whole star anise
  • turnips
  • marmalade
  • smoked bacon
  • stock
  • rice
  • lemon juice
  • EYB Comments

    Can use water for stock; Seville orange juice for lemon juice; and couscous, cracked wheat or quinoa for rice.

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  • Eat Your Books

    Can use water for stock; Seville orange juice for lemon juice; and couscous, cracked wheat or quinoa for rice.

  • KarenS on March 11, 2012

    Delicious, although it didn't get sticky for me. More like a stew. I used 4 duck legs instead of a whole duck. One negative -- the matchstick-cut ginger was too prominent, even after all of the braising. Next time I will smash and mince it as I usually do.

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