filled persimmon

Until a few weeks ago, I thought kaki was just a color. It still is, but it is also a fruit. In English it is better known as persimmon. It is a tropical Asian food that is grown in the mountains of Japan, China, Himalaya, … For more information I refer to Wikipedia. It is…

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Duck with Hasselback potatoes and a salad of chicory and roasted figs

More or less by accident I created a potential Sylvestermenu today.  It started with a recipe for roasted figs with chicory I saw.  The combination watched my interest and I wanted to make it immediately. but as it is a side dish, I needed something to go along with it. Recently I made Hasselback potatoes,…

slow cooking Sylvester duck

Ingredients: 2 duck breasts 200 grams of cranberries 150 ml freshly squeezed orange juice 100 ml porto 50 ml red wine (eg. Syrah) 90 grams of brown sugar 2 star anise 2 cinnamon sticks 150ml chicken broth 2 tablespoons of bitter orange marmalade 1 onion salt and pepper to taste a bouquet garni some marjoran…