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Old 03-20-2009, 06:31 AM   #1
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Will this menu work?

Duck breast with reduced plum sauce / red wine sauce.

wasabi mash

oven roasted veg glazed with honey /olive oil

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Old 03-20-2009, 09:56 AM   #2
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Sounds pretty interesting to me. Wasabi mash I am assuming is mashed potatoes with wasabi? That wouldn't be something I would eat, but the rest sounds fine.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:01 AM   #3
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You're going to have two sweet items on the same plate. That could be overpowering.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:07 AM   #4
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what are the 2 sweet things
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:18 AM   #5
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The plum sauce for the duck and the honey glaze for the veggies.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:20 AM   #6
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what are the 2 sweet things
The plum sauce will make the duck sweet and the honey glaze on the veggies will make them sweet.

If you or your friends like Wasabi mashed potatoes, then go for it, but I don't think I'd eat them either.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:23 AM   #7
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I think the wasabi mashed is a good contrast to the sweet sauce for the duck.
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Old 03-20-2009, 10:26 AM   #8
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I'm with Andy, I think the kick in the potatoes would be a nice contrast to the sweetness of the duck. As for the veggies, I would just roast them, leave out the glaze. The roasted flavor would be a nice segway between the other flavors on your plate.
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I always think of anything Wasabi as way too hot for me to eat. I would lose the transition because I wouldn't eat them, that's why I said I wouldn't add them. I'd add garlic mashed potatoes. Like I said, that's just me. And it might work if others eating it are okay with wasabi.
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You're going to have two sweet items on the same plate. That could be overpowering.
I agree entirely.

I think duck and plum go well, so would suggest a savory vegetable.
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