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Duck fat or Goose fat for roast potatoes.

(6 Posts)
Pangurban1 Tue 15-Dec-15 10:58:29

Does anyone know which of these is best for roast potatoes? I don't want the potatoes to taste strongly of fat.

NattyNatural Tue 15-Dec-15 11:03:52

I like both, there's not much difference imo

Pangurban1 Tue 15-Dec-15 11:09:15

Ok. Thanks Natty.

Higge Tue 15-Dec-15 13:52:54

Or a good quality dripping has great flavour.

JamNan Wed 16-Dec-15 15:56:13

Both fats are very good for roasting potatoes (and parsnips) because they cook at a high temperature. They will not taste fatty or of poultry.

It can be reused too:
Once opened, keep in the fridge. If strained through muslin into sterilised jars, home-produced duck fat will keep for up to six months. Duck fat freezes well and lasts many months. A good tip is to freeze small quantities in small blocks or ice-cube trays for ease of use.
Article by Clarissa Hyman

gingerboy1912 Wed 16-Dec-15 16:13:08

Beef dripping is also nice

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