Tag: Lamb

Easter Rack of Lamb

Easter Rack of Lamb

We’re not particularly religious in this house, but we always feel Easter is a time of hope, new beginnings and when spring really starts to spring. It was always a special time growing up. We’d always have new spring Lamb with the first of the seasons new spring greens. If […]

Sunday Lunch – Spicy Pulled Lamb

Sunday Lunch – Spicy Pulled Lamb

Pulled is a method of cooking  meat where, what would otherwise be a tough cut of meat, is cooked slowly at low temperatures, allowing the meat to become tender enough so that it can be “pulled”, or easily broken into individual pieces usually with two forks. Pulled pork is probably one of […]

Sunday Lunch – Lancashire Hotpot

Sunday Lunch – Lancashire Hotpot

Sunday lunch in the winter time means big rib-sticking stews and casseroles to keep the cold out and warm us from the inside. The Lancashire Hotpot, increased in popularity by the soap character Betty Turpin in Coronation Street with her version of this iconic British dish.It was served daily in […]

Spice Chest – Cumin: Lamb Rogan Josh

Spice Chest – Cumin: Lamb Rogan Josh

We’ve opened up the spice chest and unearthed another ‘can’t do without spice. Cumin. We use it in Chilli Con Carne, Soups, Tagines and of course Curry. Today a fragrant and highly aromatic, flavour packed Lamb Rogan Josh. Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a flowering plant in the family Apiaceae or parsley family. The cumin […]

Doner Kebab

Doner Kebab

A pack of lamb mince in the fridge and a conversation with Caro’s daughter Isla about where to find  decent kebabs in London has inspired me to make my own version of the doner kebab. I have to say the only time I normally indulge in a kebab is after I […]

Lamb Biryani

Lamb Biryani

Our mothers both made the most fantastic biryanis…my Mama made prawn biryani, and Caro’s made lamb..and they were both gorgeous. I’d leave early from work and inhale the flavours as I opened the front door in the evening when I knew it was on the menu. Biryani is a rice-based […]

Sunday Lunch: Lamb Kleftiko

Sunday Lunch: Lamb Kleftiko

As I indicated last week when we posted Beef Stifado, we are big fans of Greek food in our house and when you think of the different herbs and spices the one that springs to mind the most is one of my favourite herbs of all time oregano. I love […]

Sunday Lunch – Tandoori Lamb Chops

Sunday Lunch – Tandoori Lamb Chops

  We love lamb and decided early last week we’d be having lamb on Sunday. Lamb is so versatile, it takes on the flavours of spices and herbs you are cooking with and today, I’m making tandoori lamb chops. Work starts the day before making the tandoori paste and marinating […]

Moussaka

Moussaka

μουσακάς or Moussaka to you and I , is usually made with sliced potatoes, minced lamb and lots of sliced aubergines and is a very popular dish in the Mediterranean, particularly Greece. It was in the beautiful little port on the island of Κεφαλονιά (Kefalonia) after a glorious days sailing that I […]