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Ingredients

  • 1 whole duck breast
  • 1 sheet puff pastry
  • 3-4 slices ham
  • 3-4  tbsp raspberry jam
  • 3- 4 slices Muenster cheese

Method

  1. Fry the duck breast in a pan until medium rare (or your preference) and browned on the outside.
  2. Roll out a sheet of puff pastry, and layer the ham slices  in the middle.
  3. Spread the raspberry jam over the ham slices, and follow with the Muenster cheese, and the duck breast.
  4. Moisten the sides of the pastry with water, then fold to enclose the duck. 
  5. Brush the pastry with the egg yolk, then score lightly with a knife. 
  6. Bake for 10 minutes at 464°F (until the cheese is melted and the pastry is golden brown)
  7. Serve, and enjoy! 

Top rated Duck recipes

Preheat oven to 350 Mix 1 and a half melon with half of the olive oil, the lemon vinegar and ten leaves of mint, p...

  • 2 melons
  • 1 fresh bunch of mint
  • 1 scant cup of olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons of lemon vinegar
  • 1 smoked duck breast
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 tbsp tomatoes confit
  • 1 pack filo sheets
  • salt and pepper
3.4/5 (199 Votes)

Combine summer zucchini with leftover mashed potatoes for a delicious, savory treat!

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Tear off the portion of duck fat

  • 2 duck breasts
  • 4-5 shallots
  • minced fine
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 tablespoons raspberry vinegar
  • salt
  • pepper
2.9/5 (214 Votes)

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Heat the sliced carrots in a water with salt for 20 minutes

  • 4 duck breasts
  • 3-4 oz of crushed red pralines
  • 1 lb (about 3 1/3 cups sliced) carrots
  • 1 teaspoon of caraway seeds
  • scant 1 cup of milk
  • Fresh juice from 2 oranges
  • 2 1/4 tbsp of butter
  • 2 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar
3.5/5 (173 Votes)

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Sundried Tomato pesto with applewood cheddar and julienne pear elevate this flatbread to a savoury-delicious level

  • 2 duck legs
  • olive oil or duck fat (enough to confit)
  • 1 3/4c flour
  • 1/2t sugar
  • 1 package yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3/4c water
  • 1c sundried tomatoes
  • tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 clove garlic
  • tsp balsamic glaze
  • tbsp fresh oregano
  • 4 shallots
  • 100g applewood cheddar
  • 1 bartlett pear
  • 1c arugula
  • tbsp olive oil
  • tbsp lemon juice
  • s&p
4/5 (33 Votes)

The Japanese wrap lunchboxes in cloth, not paper... and it's absolutely stunning.

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Cut the goats cheese into 6 slices

  • 1/2 log of goat cheese
  • 3 figs
  • 12 slices of duck (dried)
3.8/5 (66 Votes)

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Preheat oven to 410F Prepare the camembert: Cut the Camembert and mash with a fork with wine and finely chopped ...

  • 2 duck breasts
  • One half mature camembert
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tablespoon dry white wine
  • 2 shallots
  • scant cup cider
  • 3 tablespoons cream
  • 2 large apples
  • 4 sheets of filo pastry
3.9/5 (39 Votes)

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Put the duck on wooden skewers

  • 6 duck breast
  • soy sauce
  • mustard
  • olive oil
  • 2 small zucchini
  • grated parmesan
  • salt and pepper
  • Wooden skewers
4/5 (17 Votes)

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This recipe came about after duck hunting a few years back

  • 5 pound whole duck
  • 6 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 fresh sage leaves
  • 3 sprigs flat leaf parsley
  • Kosher or sea salt
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 2 cups 1 inch cubed yams
  • 2 cups 1 inch cubed pumpkin
  • 1 cup 1 inch cubed turnips
  • 1 cup 1 inch cubed beets
  • 1 cup 1 inch silced carrots
  • 1 quartered red onion
  • 9 halved shallots
  • 9 halved cloves garlic
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon water
4.2/5 (16 Votes)

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  • 1 duck
  • 2 apples
  • one quarter cup raisins
  • 6 oranges
  • 3 peices of bacon
  • salt and pepper
4/5 (15 Votes)

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Wash and cut sticks pear, reserve

  • 1 duck breast
  • dried pepper (type Labeyrie)
  • Half of a juicy pear
  • Some arugula
  • 1 sheet of soy paper with sesame seeds
  • Utensils:
  • Bamboo mat (Makisu)
  • plastic wrap
4.2/5 (25 Votes)

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