Remove the giblets from inside the duckling. Rub the skin all over with salt and prick the surface with the prongs of a fork. Place the duckling in a roasting tin and add
After 1 hour of roasting time, pour away the duckling fat from the roasting tin. Blend the honey and boiling water and brush over the surface of the duckling. Return to the oven and complete the roasting time. Brush the duckling once or twice again with the honey mixture until the skin is glazed and golden brown. Leave until cold. Before serving carve into joints.