Drunken Duck Ragu

Duck Ragu with Gnocchi

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WHOLE: Bowl Food for Balance

By Melissa Delport

Published 2018

  • About

This is a labour of love and a slow-cooked creation. Take your time when making the gnocchi, and remember it takes practice.

The nonas in Italy did not become pasta masters overnight.


Duck Ragu

  • 800 grams duck pieces
  • 1 brown onion, chopped
  • 1 cup


Preheat the oven to 120 °C.

In a large stovetop-to-oven casserole over medium to high heat, add the duck. You don’t need oil as the duck will release fat. Cook until golden brown, stirring often, for about 10 minutes. Remove the duck and set aside. Pour off the fat from the cas