Tag: lamb

HIS ‘N’ HERS SHEPHERD’S PIE

HIS ‘N’ HERS SHEPHERD’S PIE

Shepherd’s pie is classic English fare. The sort of meal that regularly graces farmhouse tables across the UK, served in deep casseroles and topped with thick slabs of golden mash potato. It’s the sort of food that conjures up images of lumbering farmers lured in […]

RECIPE: Lamb Rendang Curry

RECIPE: Lamb Rendang Curry

Rendang is a rich, fragrant coconut curry usually cooked with beef. Often associated with Malaysian cooking, the word ‘rendang’ actually comes from the Indonesian ‘merandang’ meaning to cook coconut milk slowly until it’s dry. In fact it didn’t reach Malaysia until the 16C when the Minangkabau […]

RECIPE: Persian Lamb Stew

RECIPE: Persian Lamb Stew

Inside the Tajrish bazaar in northern Tehran, narrow alleys lined with windowfuls of saffron bustle with cool young locals sipping tea and reading Hafez, and groups of young women laden with shopping bags. Through the gilded arcade, past nutsellers and fabric merchants the single through-passage opens […]

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

RECIPE: Eggplant Pilaf w/ Saffron Rice

Eaten throughout the Middle East and into Asia, pilaf is a dish of rice and either meat, fish or vegetables, cooked together in stock or water. It’s exact origins are unclear with variations of the word existing in Turkish (pilav), Hindi (pulao), and Greek (pilafi) […]

Greek Lamb, Chargrilled over Charcoal w/ Skordalia and Salad

Greek Lamb, Chargrilled over Charcoal w/ Skordalia and Salad

This chargrilled lamb recipe is straight forward Greek cooking – simple ingredients cooked well. Charred crispy lamb over a spit, salads, citrus, olive oil and herbs are integral to the Greek cookbook. It is all about getting the best out of your ingredients and putting […]

Middle Eastern Lamb Merguez Sausage

Middle Eastern Lamb Merguez Sausage

I must confess that sausages are generally not my thing. Perhaps it is that pop you get from biting into the casing, or the often greasy meatiness you get from the traditional fatty pork sausage. These merguez sausages, however, are quite different – more a […]

Moussaka

Moussaka

Moussaka is like an unctuous Greek lasagne with layers of eggplant, meat, and bechamel sauce. It is something my Mum would cook for us when I was little and I have fond memories of scoffing this tasty, hearty meal on cold winter evenings in the […]

Lamb Boreks

Lamb Boreks

Lamb boreks are a great way to use up lamb from the night before. They make a perfect lunchbox filler or have them for supper with salad. makes: 2 total time: 40 minutes INGREDIENTS: Leftover lamb diced or shredded 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic […]