Chef Stéphane Reynaud treats us to another of his favourite dishes which would make up a perfectly hearty and tasty French supper for six

 

Serves 6 – Preparation time: 30 minutes Cooking time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

1 wild duck
6 turnips
6 green tomatoes
6 small red capsicums
6 baby courgettes
6 baby aubergines
3 large sprigs thyme
1 sprig rosemary
1 bunch tarragon
6 cloves garlic
3 mild onions
olive oil
salt and pepper

 

Method
1. Remove the innards of the duck, reserving the liver and heart. Roughly chop the garlic and peeled onions, and the liver and heart.

2. Stuff the duck with this mixture, add the aromatic herbs, drizzle generously with olive oil and season.

3. Place the duck in a roasting tin. Roast at 180°C for 20 minutes, basting regularly with the cooking juices.

4. Arrange the vegetables around the duck and season. Cook for a further 20 minutes. Allow the duck to rest for about 15 minutes before serving.

RECOMMENDED WINE: MINERVOIS ROUGE

 

Recipe from cookbook ‘Ripailles‘ by Chef Stéphane Reynaud

Originally published in issue 74 of FrenchEntrée Magazine

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