What is the Best Way to Grill Duck Breast?

Are you afraid to grill duck breast? Never fear, we have an easy method. This recipe includes lavender beets and pickled blackberries, making it perfect for summer entertaining. No grill? No worries, you can easily adapt this to the traditional pan-searing technique. Read on and learn how to make this easy and beautiful dish. 

Meet the Chef: An Interview with Ryan Ratino of Bresca

At D’Artagnan we celebrate with our chefs when they receive accolades. Recently we were delighted to congratulate Ryan Ratino, the chef/owner of Bresca in Washington, D.C. on his first Michelin star. Read on for more about this young chef and his imaginative menu, including a pressed duck dish. That’s right, Ariane’s antique duck press has been…

The Best Ways to Eat Duck

We’ve got a thing for duck … and love all the tasty parts. If you feel the same way, read on to learn how each of the cuts can be eaten – from foie gras and duck breast to duck charcuterie of all kinds. These days nose-to-tail eating is all the rage and has become a…

What Are Chefs Cooking with Duck Legs?

We love sharing photos of our products that chefs post on Instagram. Lately, we noticed the under-appreciated duck leg getting some love. We scrolled through our feed (getting hungrier by the minute) to see how many dazzling duck leg dishes we could find. Here are some highlights to inspire you to include duck leg confit or roasted…

You Won’t Believe These Chef Instagram Posts!

We’re always looking at food. If you like to see beautiful plates that inspire you to cook or to make a reservation at your favorite restaurant, Instagram is the place to be. Below are some highlights from chef posts to Instagram – using our products, of course – to whet your appetite. Join us on Instagram for a…

5 Duck Breast Recipes Perfect for Fall

As our post yesterday about cooking duck breast attests, we are obsessed with duck at D’Artagnan. With good reason. Duck breast is one of the most flavorful cuts of meat. Rich, meaty and lean (once the fat cap is removed, it’s as lean as turkey or chicken), it’s also as easy to cook as a…

Try the Best Duck Tacos in America

Eater went to Cosme to learn the secrets of their famous duck carnitas dish for an episode of The Meat Show. They missed one important detail about the “rare and expensive breed of duck” – it’s D’Artagnan Rohan Duck. Eaten by presidents, adored by food writers and restaurant critics, many of whom named it a top dish…

Easy Roast Duck Recipe

Don’t be intimidated by a roasting a whole duck; it’s easier than you think. If you can roast a chicken, then you can roast a duck. This simple technique involves seasoning with only salt and pepper, and allows the naturally rich flavor of our Rohan™ duck to shine. But feel free to add your own…

Why Let Meat Rest?

Let it Rest! This could be the D’Artagnan motto. Whether it’s a ribeye, skirt steak, duck breast or pork chop, all meat needs to rest after it is cooked. Cook the meat on a grill or cast iron skillet until it has reached your preferred level of doneness. Then be patient and let the meat…

5 Duck Breast Recipes To Try Now

Every recipe has a story and Ariane, the founder of D’Artagnan, is very involved in this one.  Her father, Chef André Daguin, was the first to cook duck breast like a steak, pan-searing and serving it rare. That was back in the 1950s at his restaurant in Southwest France, and the technique caught on. Today it’s…

5 Braise-Worthy Recipes

When it’s cold outside, we crave a good, long braise. So let’s look at some classic recipes for braising, shall we? 1. Rabbit. This Irish recipe by the inimitable Colman Andrews has hard cider in the braising liquid. Which is also really nice for drinking while your rabbit simmers.

The Duck Press: A French Classic

In the history of world cuisine, French chefs have been accused of being many things, but rarely ever “shy.” The French tradition holds dear the notion of not only using every part of an animal, leaving nothing edible to waste, but also of celebrating certain dishes that that often make more squeamish diners fold their…