By Sri Owen
It’s always useful to have a good repertoire of recipes that are quick and easy to prepare. This one is, in fact, for a traditional Sumatran dish in which the duck is left pretty much to itself during cooking, right up to the final few minutes before serving.
Put all the ingredients in a heavy ovenproof pan and bring to the boil over a medium heat, then leave to bubble gently for 1 hour. By this time the sauce will have reduced considerably.