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Braised Breast of Lamb

Lamb breasts are one of the lesser known cuts of meat, most of them are used to make doner kebabs in the UK (know as Gyros in Greece and America). While this meat is a little bit tough, a long … Continue reading

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Judías Pintas con Cordero

While searching for a new Spanish recipe with white beans and leftover lamb, I came across recetas tradicionales using pinto beans instead.  I’m inclined to think that these are variations on an old recipe, dating back to before la Reconquista … Continue reading

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Riñones al Jerez

I bought some lamb’s kidneys this week for a different dish, but they were so cheap that I bought extra to make Riñones al Jerez – kidneys with sherry. Kidneys are nowhere near as popular in the UK as they … Continue reading

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Lamb Testicles

I was walking past a local butcher, this week, and spotted Lamb Fries, a colloquialism for lamb testicles. They were selling at £4.49 per kilo, so I bought 6 for £2.95! Lamb testicles are fairly unusual in this country today, … Continue reading

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Lamb and Broad Bean Stew

Lamb and Broad Bean Stew with Harissa I had some leftover British Lamb from the weekend and lots of seasonal vegetables from Perry Court Farm, so I thought I’d combine them with harissa and preserved lemons to make a Moorish stew. … Continue reading

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Goose and Lamb Pie

January 2nd 2013 On the 30th December I had some leftover goose and lamb, not to mention stuffing, which needed eating. There was far too much to eat in a couple of sittings and to be honest I’d had enough … Continue reading

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Caravelle

November 29th 2012 We went to a birthday party at Caravelle last Saturday, a fairly new restaurant in Raval, owned by a friend, Australian chef Zim Sutton. We shared most of the dishes on the menu and 20 or so people … Continue reading

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Crab stuffed Lamb

November 20th, 2012 On Sunday I cooked Sunday lunch for 9 people with Oli, chez Rick and Su in Golders Green. We went to Borough Market to plan the meal, but I bought a leg of lamb from Theobalds on the … Continue reading

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D.I.Y. Taxidermy

October 31st, 2012 Last night a went to see a fantastic D.I.Y. Taxidermy lecture/demo/performance by artist Charlie Tuesday Gates in a dark cellar at The Book Club. The event was sold out in advance and people were turned away at the door! … Continue reading

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Lamb and Harissa

August 9th, 2012 I had a couple of suppers from my Australian lamb and sandwiches for lunch, but I still had about 2 lbs of tender meat left on the bone. I wasn’t feeling much like shepherd’s pie and there … Continue reading

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