main meal

Ideas for the main meal of the day, dinner, be it at noon, early or late afternoon.

Irish coddle

Total time
1 hour, 45 minutes
Yield
6 servings

Coddle is a traditional Irish dish made up of layers of bacon rashers and sausage, sliced potatoes and onion. It is steamed or partially boiled and seasoned with salt and pepper.

Peking duck

Peking duck.
Total time
1 hour, 30 minutes
Yield
6 servings

The key to good Peking duck is the elaborate preparation that takes place before cooking. The bird should be thoroughly plucked and cleaned. Then it must be wiped, preferably with a bit of gin and hung to dry. Let the air flow through the bird for several hours. Keep the mouth open, a small cardboard tube works well.

Fesenjan

Total time
2 hours, 15 minutes
Yield
6 servings

Fesenjan is an Iranian dish traditionally made with duck or chicken. Serve fesenjan with rice.