Pan-roasted duck breast on lime leaf & peanut mash with mango dressing & roast tamarillo


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Fusion: A Culinary Journey


By Peter Gordon

Published 2010

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The flavours in this dish may appear quite sweet and sour, but in many ways they’re no more so than the classic duck à l’orange where the duck is roasted, then a sauce is made from orange juice, often an orange or mandarin liqueur, and sugar. Sweet and sour - but done in a French fashion. Tamarillos are what I grew up knowing as tree tomatoes but I think their name changed sometime in the late ’60s, as had happened to Chinese gooseberries (now known as kiwifruit). Several years ago,