Category Archives: Lamb

What to do with a whole heap of mint: roasted mint marinated lamb

The roasting of the marinated lamb turned out supremely well! The excess of mint and the marinating made the lamb really, really minty – delicious! I put the marinated lamb on a bed of sliced onions, in a roasting pan. … Continue reading

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What to do with a whole heap of mint: mint marinated lamb

I mentioned earlier that I’d been given a massive bunch of mint and was intent on using it up in cooking this week. The first thought that cam to mind was: mojitos! The second was: lamb. Mint and lamb are … Continue reading

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Eating out: The Jam House

I have a busy weekend of celebrating weddings and the like, starting on Friday with a Hen Do for Edie. We went to The Jam House in Edinburgh for dinner and dancing. It’s a great venue for a party: after … Continue reading

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Dinner party: Lamb stew and turning it into hotpot

I typed “lamb stew” into google and came up with a lamb stew (and associated hotpot) recipe on Jamie Oliver’s Home Cooking Skills site – a very nifty place to find simple recipes. Nice to see someone giving good, simple … Continue reading

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Dinner party: I think I may have nailed the planning ahead thing

I said I’d have a wee dinner party for Rob’s birthday today. Great excuse to see lots of friends, plus indulge in some new recipes. And indulge in some forward planning. Because, you see, I also said I’d stop Andrea … Continue reading

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Spicy lamb stew

I ran out of energy to make this stew myself, as planned, but needed to use the meat before it went out of date. So I left instructions for Hubby to make the stew, and he did a really great … Continue reading

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Easter lunch: fennel and orange soup, herby stuffed lamb and lemon syllabub

Easter dinner is usually a jolly affair, and usually involves some sort of season meat; this year it was lamb, stuffed with herbs. Fennel and orange soup Serves 8 Ingredients 4 onions, sliced 4 bulbs fennel, sliced 1.8l vege stock … Continue reading

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