Whole Duck with Figs & Potatoes

Duck Fat - Ideas for Use
Duck Fat

Whilst we all love duck fat roasted potatoes, there are so many more uses for this amazing product. Read on to find out more...

Gascony Butter
Mix duck fat with blanched pounded garlic. This is known as gascony butter and is used to flavour soups and cassoulet and can be spread onto croutons.

Sautéed Potatoes
Steam potatoes in their jackets, cool, peel and slice. Fry in a pan in duck fat until golden brown. Season with a little salt and freshly ground pepper. A great accompaniment to confit of duck.

Roast Vegetables
Simply lightly brush on to a selection of prepared root vegetables roast till golden and serve with traditional roast duck or other roast meats, poultry or game.

Mediterranean Style Vegetables
Mediterranean style vegetables such as peppers, eggplant and zucchini will take on a whole new taste sensation when roasted in a hot oven with duck fat and garlic cloves.

Create a dressing using some warmed duck fat, olive oil, balsamic vinegar and mustard.

Use half butter and half duck fat when making a savoury pastry for duck, or other meat pies.