63 Duck Confit

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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Duck confit is a classic way of cooking a duck leg as opposed to a whole duck, writes Graham Garrett. The cooking method uses the duck fat to act as the cooking liquid.

It really is a very clever way of cooking and one that can be endlessly used in other recipes — think about doing the same with fennel, for example, which can be very successfully cooked slowly in olive oil.

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