A race apart
Muscovy Duck : So easy to cook!
Originating in the warm climates of South America, the Muscovy duck is a breed in a class of its own. In this climate, it needs no fat for protection against the cold weather and therefore is by far the leanest domesticated duck breed.
Here is what the National Research Institute for Agriculture [INRA] says about the Muscovy duck:
1. Institut National de la recherche agronomique (INRA), 37380 Nouzilly, 1995, Prod. Anim., 8 (2), 117-125.