Everything you need to know about how to make duck confit or goose confit at home.
I learned French cuisine early on in my cooking career, so there are more than 60 French recipes for fish, seafood, wild game, edible wild plants and mushrooms here on Hunter Angler Gardener Cook.
French recipes find their way into the cuisines of many other nations, largely because for a long time, French cuisine was considered the greatest in the world.
A great many of the techniques in classic French cooking are still used today, often reimagined for modern times, but using the same bedrock skills, like making a consommé, or rillettes, or a terrine.
Fish, game and edible wild plants and mushrooms are featured in a lot of French recipes -- which is why you'll find more than 60 recipes here.
There's everything from 40 clove garlic pheasant, to a basic rillettes recipe, to classics like coq au vin made with grouse or pheasant, to duck a l'orange and a sexy chanterelle soup.
Old school French coq au vin, done with pheasant or grouse.
How to make a nice terrine with pork and whatever bits of game you might have lying around.
Turkey and Bean Soup
A recipe for turkey and bean soup with bacon and sausage tossed in for good measure. This is basically a Southern cassoulet.
Tripletail Ooh La La
A recipe for butter poached tripletail – or really any firm, white fish – served with a fresh corn chow chow and a flavorful fish broth called a nage.
Winemaker’s Duck with Grapes
Winemaker’s duck with grapes is a French recipe for slow roasted duck with grapes, shallots and thyme.
French Pork Crepinette
I love crepinettes. Think of them as sausage patties wrapped in a blanket of fat. Learn to use caul fat and it’ll change your cooking.
Duck a L’Orange
Julia Child’s classic recipe for duck a l’orange, made with a very fat mallard. This is the recipe that made this dish so famous 50 years ago.