Russ and I love duck and I love to make stock with the remaining carcass, wing tips and that big neck. I remove the skin from the neck. We mostly eat marinated Asian style duck, so I pop the wings and neck in the marinade and then bake them alongside the bird for a while. I also strain off the fat and cooking juices and after removing the layer of fat, add the jellied juices to my stock. I use the stock for noodle soup for the two of us.
I saw this made today on Food Safari during a program featuring the food of Mauritius. The sauce is supposedly eaten at least twice a day so I'm imagining it is used with other seafoods, meats and as a condiment. I really want to try this with my home grown tomatoes.
Russ found this in the West Australian Sunday Times and wants to make it soon so I'm saving it here. Matt didn't say if it was bone-in or out shoulder, but 1.4kg would be a huge serve for 4 unless it was bone-in so that's my guess. Remember, an Aussie tablespoon is 4 teaspoons. I'm repeating his instructions for resting-I have never heard of the newspaper thing before.
I love these Asian type cabbage salads and this is great with all its fresh herbs. I serve the noodles seperately for everyone to sprinkle over as I hate the mushy noodles in the leftovers. That bit's up to you.
I found this in a supermarket magazine. I fully intended to make this for Christmas, but work and other commitments conspired against me and I haven't made it. My plan when I made it was to change the cup of currants to a cup of cranberries and throw in some slivered almonds as an extra. The grams v's cups mix up is because prunes and peaches come in this size pack.
We picked 6lbs wild boysenberries yesterday and had them home and turned into jam within 3 1/2 hours. It really is delicious stuff! The lemon helps setting and butter settles any scum that may have formed.I have always made jam by pouring into hot sterilized jars and have never killed anyone. If you would like to process in a hot water bath-feel free. I won't give directions here but someone in the canning forum could help you. I wash, dry then heat my jars in a hot oven while my jam cooks, then pour the jam in while the jars are hot out of the oven.
We are catching plenty of fish right now so I need ways to use them! I found this on the Bigpond site, but changed it to suit us and the ingredients I had on hand. We have a tiny oven so took the head off our fish so's it'd fit, but you can leave yours on if you prefer. We used a spangled emperor which is a relative of snapper and bream. We thought this was delicious.