Duck, Peas, and Morels

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    • Difficulty

      Complex

Appears in

The Barbuto Cookbook: California-Italian Cooking from the Beloved West Village Restaurant

The Barbuto Cookbook

By Jonathan Waxman

Published 2020

  • About

This is a great culinary trio. It is obviously a spring dish; if you are inclined to cook this in another season, use porcini and romanesco in autumn, leeks and chard in the winter, and peppers in the summer.

There is a poultry farm owned by Bell & Evans that produces a delicious Long Island–style duck. The ducks weigh about 4 pounds, and they roast wonderfully. I like the method I learned years ago from Jean-Pierre Moullé of Chez Panisse: Roast the duck in the oven at a high te