Sheep Cheese Crusted Lamb Chops with Hash Browns

Introduction Typically this dish would be made with a rack of lamb as opposed to individual chops, but alas I didn’t have any readily available.  Of course, lamb’s best friend is Mint but I decided not to include it in the crust this time, as I feel it somewhat steals the coolness of the mint….

Lamb, Mint and Goat Cheese Cannelloni

Introduction Ahh, the holy trinity of the Lamb world – these flavours go together so wonderfully, so I thought why not just wrap them up in a little casing for easy delivery. The dish is fairly dry as I make it, as the goats cheese sauce gets absorbed into the pasta and filling, but feel…

Cottage/Shepherd’s Pie

Introduction A staple of home cooked meals, school dinners and those ghastly refrigerator meals that taste of loneliness.  What I love about this meal is that it’s great for just using up all the last vegetables in your fridge – just shove them in under that silky duvet of mashed potato and it’ll work. I…

Lamb and Apricot Tagine…with optional Lamb Hearts

Introduction So…let’s get this out of the way – yes we’re using Lambs Hearts.  No – you don’t have to.  Offal is always a bit controversial, and I won’t spend the entire post explaining why you shouldn’t be squeamish.  What we will say is that heart meat is the leanest of lean; more meaty than meat (it…