Tag Archives: Lamb

Lamb Steaks with Two Rhones

The summer never developed into barbecue weather but we can still create an illusion with some barbecue-like dishes. Tonight it was lamb steaks with which we tried two supermarket Cotes du Rhone: JS Taste the Difference Cote du Rhone Villages … Continue reading

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Roast Lamb, Chianti and Aperitifs

To set up our tastebuds we continued to sip some of some last night’s Macon-Villages from ASDA and added another, J Sainsbury Taste the Difference Macon-Villages 2010. this one comes from Prissé rather than Lugny and it costs rather more … Continue reading

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Fillet of Lamb with Couscous and an ASDA Exploration

Our aperitif was to sample a bottle of Macon-Villages Chardonnay, Caves de Lugny 2010. This is 13% alcohol and just £5.00 from ASDA. The label says “Crisp & elegant with apple and citrus flavours, beautifully balanced, with a hint of … Continue reading

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Patliçanli Kebabçi and Cote du Rhone

Because we were going out to a film afterwards, there was little time to cook so the meal came from the freezer. D originally made enough for eight and froze three of the four pairs of portions. This is authentically … Continue reading

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Lamb Steak & Ratatouille with Rhone

As we progress into the late summer (somewhere, not here) and peppers and aubergines become plentiful, it’s time for ratatouille. Tonight D paired it with grilled lamb (leg) steaks. To mop up the juice we used some of D’s bread. … Continue reading

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Greek Lamb & Peas with Gamay

This is less extreme than the famous Greek treatment of lamb with lemon and raw egg, but it is still a very light presentation of a potentially very rich meat. D served it with garden peas and sautée potatoes, the … Continue reading

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Navarin of Lamb with Beaujolais, preceded by Sauvignon

Navarin of lamb is a favourite summer recipe, though it is a modest dish, hiding its considerable merits under an unprepossessing appearance. It needs young, tender lamb, and careful addition of vegetables as it cooks. If you want to preserve … Continue reading

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Boned Lamb Chops, Garden Beans, Sautee Potatoes and Beaujolais

Tonight was a garden fest. Though the chops get top billing the supporting cast of vegetables is actually the main feature. Fresh broad beans, peas, carrots and herbs contrast with the sautée potatoes and a big blob of herb-butter on the lamb … Continue reading

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Lamb Meatballs and Sweet Potatoes

The meal is a family regular combining rich lamb with lots of mint and sweet potatoes, which really are a little sweet, and whole small onions which are also rather sweet. Flatbread or pitta soaks up the juice and contrasts … Continue reading

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Lamb Chops, Spring Vegetables and Merlots

Spring lamb and  spring vegetables – clean and simple tastes without enhancement or cloaking sauces. This seems to cry out for a equally uncomplicated wine, though one powerful enough to cope with lamb. Well, lamb goes with clarets and many … Continue reading

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