Peppered Duck with Vanilla Mash, Pea & Wild Mushroom Ragout


A bistro-style dish of rare duck with Marsala jus, creamy mashed potatoes and sweet peas

What you will need

2 duck breasts

1 tbsp cracked black pepper

85g smoked bacon lardon

50g wild mushroom, such as chanterelle or oyster, sliced or torn

2 tbsp Port or marsala

100g fresh pea, cooked for 2 mins in boiling water, or frozen peas, defrosted Peas p-ees A type of legume, peas grow inside long, plump pods. As is the case with all types of legume,…

100ml chicken stock

500g potato Potato po-tate-oh The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

2 tbsp double cream or crème fraîche

¼ vanilla pod, split open

small knob of butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…


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