Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic
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Crispy Duck Confit a French Classic

If you could pick your last meal – what would it be? For my last meal on Earth, I would select a dish that is both humble and classic. I would choose a duck confit. There is something utterly delicious about obscenely crisp duck skin mixed with succulent duck meat. It …

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Spiced Duck Breasts Blackberry-Balsamic Sauce
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

Spiced Duck Breasts – Magret de Canard aux Épices

My inspiration for Spiced Duck Breasts was a recipe in Food & Wine. The dish is an international fusion where a Mexican spice blend meets a French-style magret de canard. The blackberry-balsamic reduction adds a touch of sweetness offsetting the spice. The result was delicious despite not quite following my …

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Provencal Duck Stew Winter Fruits
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Provencal Duck Stew with Winter Fruits

This duck stew recipe is completely adaptable to any season of the year. Provencal Duck Stew with Winter Fruits is a make-ahead main course for a meal with friends.

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Duck Thighs Roasted Olives Tomatoes Cooking Classes
Carolyne Kauser-AbbottMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

Duck Thighs Roasted in Olives and Tomatoes

At least once a year we head to the Jean Martin Boutique in Maussane-les-Alpilles for a cooking class. The Ateliers de Cusine are short workshop-style classes which last for two and a half (2 1/2) hours. The menus change roughly every two months, but the class format is always the …

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Provencal Duck Stew
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Make Ahead Provencal Duck Stew

Try this recipe for Provencal Duck Stew before the weather gets too warm. This dish is a great main course for long summer lunches or dinner parties because it is best prepared ahead of time and reheated. Make this recipe in advance and it will allow you to enjoy the …

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Seared Duck Breast
David Scott AllenMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

Seared Duck Breast with Clementine-Pomegranate Beurre Blanc

Seared duck breast is quick and easy to cook. The meat is seared on high-temperature for about 5 minutes a side, then allowed to rest. However, the trick with duck is to create just the right sauce – fruity, savoury, wine or port. The inspiration for this recipe comes from Christmas flavours (citrus and pomegranate) and colours, and I served it for good friends during the holidays.

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French Duck Spicy Noodles @Masdaugustine
Gary and Jane LangtonMain CoursePoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

French Duck with Spicy Noodles

As it is with all cultures, international flavours and dishes are adapted into your local cuisine with a loving and “tasteful” twist. And this dish is no exception. Local honey lends itself to this sweet and spicy favourite that is traditionally Asian inspired, but classically French in execution.

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Duck Confit Hash Cake
David Scott AllenLunchtime MealsProvencal RecipesTaste

David’s Recipe for Duck Confit Hash and Eggs

Rich and decadent come to mind when eating this delicious brunch sensation. Silkie eggs take center stage atop succulent duck and veggie hash surrounded by sweet and sour cherry pearls.

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duck-confit recipe
Main CourseMartine Bertin-PetersonPoultryProvencal RecipesTaste

A warming winter recipe – Duck Confit

I held a terrific Goût et Voyage cooking class/dinner party this past Saturday night. My clients have a beautiful home and were gracious hosts. Our meal started with tapenade noire on baguette slices and Champagne. The salad featured wine poached pears, endive, gorgonzola and walnuts with a pear vinaigrette. The main course starred …

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Duck Breast and Roasted Pear Salad
Maison Mirabeau WinesProvencal RecipesSaladTaste

Tasty Duck, Roasted Pear and Spinach Salad Recipe

salad with the rich, sweet flavours of roasted duck breast and juicy pear comes in handy and let’s not forget the extra dose of green, much needed vitamins from the young spinach leaves and some fried red cabbage.

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