ITALIAN FOOD RECIPES
Aix - family Anatidae
The duck is farmed in Italy since at least 3 centuries, even if the wild duck hunting is popular.
The eggs are also appreciated, although it is more considered for its meat: reddish and more fat than that of the chicken it is very good roasted and is traditionally combined with fruits :oranges, cherries, chestnuts. On the market it is sold ready to eat. It is possible to buy it entire or into pieces. The most appreciated part is the breast, but also the legs are tasty.
With its meat it also possible to make a very good ham. Its taste is very sophisticated, but its conservation is inadvisable. It is important to know that it is possible a conservation no longer than 3 days.
Here you can find traditional and modern Italian recipes for duck, all with pictures of each preparation step.
Italian recipes for duck