Best lamb recipes
With misguided beliefs that it's unhealthy (it's not – it's packed with essential vitamins and minerals) and that it's too expensive (it's actually very affordable) lamb is no where near as popular as it should be.
Well, once you've feasted your eyes upon these incredible recipes, you'll understand the appeal of this wonderful meat. Master a few and you'll be a dedicated lamb fan.
From curries and stir fries to burgers and slow cooked sensations, here are some of Greedy Gourmet's top recipes for lamb. Just you try and stop your mouth from watering!
What herbs go with lamb?
One of the most effective ways to flavour lamb is with herbs. If you're wondering which herbs go well with lamb, there's a wide range to choose from.
Rosemary and lamb is an amazing flavour combination. In fact, rosemary works wonders with just about any lamb dish. Others include mint, thyme, oregano and marjoram.
What spices go with lamb?
Adding spices to lamb really takes its flavour to another level. Cumin, in particular, adds a great earthiness, while cardamom gives it a lovely, subtle spicy fragrance.
Other spices that go well with lamb include coriander, ginger, chilli powder and paprika.
Other ingredients that go well with lamb
Olive oil and garlic should be a starting point for pretty much every dish you make with this amazing meat.
There's also a secret ingredient that will make a lamb stew taste out of this world. Add a tiny bit of anchovy in the early stages. Sounds crazy right? Believe me, you won't taste any fishiness. When the stew's cooked, you'll be left with an extra rich, incredible umami taste.
What's your favourite lamb dish? Let me know in the comments below.