2 small organic or free-range Barbary ducks, 4-5kg total weight Salt and pepper 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 large carrot, peeled and chopped 2 celery sticks, trimmed and chopped 2 dessertspoons
duck fat or clarified butter 1 bay leaf 1 sprig fresh thyme 2 garlic cloves, peeled 400ml red wine (eg Minervois, Corbieres or Madiran) 250g pitted, ready-to-eat Agen prunes 750ml chicken stock 100ml Armagnac 1 dessertspoon
of flaxseed oil - low GI, slow energy/insulin release
For a more exotic flavour, add 2 tablespoons of fresh coconut or a dessertspoon
Dissolve one teaspoon of clear honey in a little hot water, add 300mls of cold water and one dessertspoon
of cider vinegar.
of finely-shredded mint Sunflower oil
hape either into 1 dessertspoon
oval per person or hree teaspoon size ovals per person.
Use a large dessertspoon
to form 12 small mounds of the meringue mixture.
A nurse gave a disabled patient the wrong drugs and tried to make him sick by sticking a dessertspoon
down his throat, a professional conduct committee heard yesterday.
For the bread tin you'll need about 300g mix and, for the moulds, about one dessertspoon
Add 155ml double cream, a dessertspoon
of butter and salt.
Recipe INGREDIENTS: 800g (1 3/4 1b) chuck steak, diced; 25m1 (1 fl oz) red wine vinegar; 600ml (1 pint) red wine; 150ml (5 fl oz) water; 2 tblsp groundnut or other non-scented oil; 100 g (4oz) button mushrooms, washed and dried; 20 shallots, peeled; 1 dessertspoon
plain flour; 1 bouquet garni; 5 black peppercorns, crushed, or 3 pinches freshly ground black pepper; 300g (11oz) beef tomatoes, skinned, quartered and seeded; 4 garlic cloves, peeled and halved; salt METHOD: Preheat the oven to 275F (140C) Gas 1.
Scoop out the flesh into a bowl with a dessertspoon
, scraping all the deep green coloured flesh close to the skin.