CRISPY DUCK. I've always thought one of the best ways to eat duck was as the Chinese do, but I had never thought it would be so easy to cook. I say "cook". I do nothing except cut some fat off the duck and sit it on a rack on a roasting tin and put it in the oven for hours on end. Then, I take it out, set to with some forks and put some shop-bought Chinese pancakes on to steam.
Chinese Duck Recipe: eat crusty skin of the duck into a crêpe and the flesh with rice or noodles (sauteed dish). Recette de canard: la peau se déguste grillée et roulée dans une crêpe, la chair avec des nouilles sautées (par exemple)
I love Peking duck, the kind you get at Chinese restaurants with its super-crispy skin and the accompanying paper-thin pancakes and hoisin sauce for wrapping it in. I love it so much that I thought I would recreate the dish at home for this book. I knew that authentic Peking duck requires a lengthy preparation process, including a step that involves stringing the duck up in front of a fan for a period of time, but I was gung-ho. At least at first. I went through the rigmarole of blanching a…
HOME COOK'S PEKING DUCK & MANDARIN PANCAKES ~~~ peking duck aka beijing duck is brought to the home cook sans the long process most of us prefer to leave to the professionals. [China, Beijing] [thewoksoflife]