I took this picture of a pair of mallards yesterday afternoon.
The Muscovy duck is one of the few farm animals that were originally domesticated on the American continent where they are indigenous.
In Asian culture manadarin duck are a symbol for love and spousal fidelity.
The wild ducks also know as mallard (Anas platyrhynchos) is the ancestor of most of our domestic ducks that are used for the production of all the deliciousness mentioned in other posts on this site.
Foie gras de canard (fattened duck liver) is the liver of a duck that has been force fed to become fat. Particularly its liver gets abnormally enlarged.
Really just my Christmas dinner.
Duck meat cooked in the oven. It is seasoned only with some salt and garlic and then slow roasted in the oven.
Schmalzbrot (animal fat spread on bread) containing duck fat. I know it has bread in it, which in turn has starch (sugar) in it, which is something I am advocating against. See also: Why is Fat Your Friend. But there … Continue reading