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Confit Duck, Lentils and Cheesecake

29 Jan

Because the lovely Mr S will be in hospital on his birthday next week (getting the best ever birthday present of a new knee) we have celebrated his birthday today with a croissant breakfast (family tradition), cards, presents and phone calls from family and a special dinner this evening. We first met Confit Duck with Lentils in a tiny restaurant in Tournon D’Agenais where we had rented a gite. It has become our go-to meal for celebrations.
The confit duck comes in a tin and just needs reheating and today I added a marmalade sauce and served it with Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Lentils, a Raymond Blanc recipe that I found in this week’s Radio Times.  Delicious!
Our dessert is our favourite, Lime and Ginger Cheesecake, recipe to be found here.

 

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8 responses to “Confit Duck, Lentils and Cheesecake

  1. nrhatch

    January 30, 2022 at 4:53 pm

    Happy Birthday & Good Luck with the New Knee, Mr. S!

    Not interested in duck . . . but the dessert looks fab!

     
  2. Judith+Butler

    January 30, 2022 at 4:06 pm

    Happy early birthday Mr S. Take care Love Judith x❤❤

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:05 pm

      Thank you, Judith. We had a lovely evening and the op was done yesterday. On the way to recovery now. 🙂

       
      • Judith+Butler

        February 2, 2022 at 7:25 pm

        Fantastic news! Take things steady. Much love to you both xxx❤

         
  3. utesmile

    January 30, 2022 at 1:34 pm

    Wow lovely food. All the best for Mr S in hopital and happy Birthday for then!

     
  4. Helen

    January 30, 2022 at 12:16 pm

    Good luck to Mr S and Happy Birthday 😊
    Both those dishes look wonderful 😀

     
    • mybeautfulthings

      February 2, 2022 at 5:04 pm

      Thank you for both on his behalf. 🙂

       
  5. Heyjude

    January 30, 2022 at 1:34 am

    Happy birthday to Mr S and I hope the operation goes well and is successful! I watched Raymond on TV this morning but have to admit to finding his accent rather difficult to understand.

     

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