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Christmas quacker

Duration: 05:05

Duck is a really tasty alternative to turkey for Christmas lunch, or even a New Year's supper. Roasting the bird on top of the potatoes doesn't just make things easy, the real point is that the potatoes absorb some of the duck fat, making them very tasty indeed.

Available since: Wed 21 Dec 2011


Series Producer
Jennifer Fazey
Nigel Slater
Executive Producer
Simon Knight

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Nigel Slater's Simple Cooking Nigel Slater's Simple Christmas

Simple dishes, from a sea bass starter to a roast duck feast and a dazzling party trifle.

First broadcast: 21 Dec 2011

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