Use reserved pastry to cover up any cracks after step 7 if needed.
The pastry base an be made ahead by 1 day.
I'm not entirely sure how many duck eggs would be needed for the recipe as I have not made with duck eggs before sorry I would not like to guess in case it does not turn out - this recipe is quite rich so adding duck eggs may make it too rich? Sorry I can't help further. - 14 Aug 2014
What difference to the recipe if I want to use duck eggs please? - 13 Aug 2014