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Lamb and vegetable pie with mash and mushy peas

Lamb and vegetable pie

This evening’s dinner: home-made lamb and vegetable pies with mashed potatoes and mushy peas. Delicious.

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Roast mutton—with a twist

Smooth Hound, on the Neeps forum, asked for advice on roasting a lamb joint. I suggested he try substituting lamb for mutton in this recipe. Melt a knob of butter, about 50-60g, in a heavy iron frying pan over a high heat. As the butter melts, add a couple of tablespoons of olive oil to […]

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Let’s have pie…

The boys and I decided we fancied pie for dinner but couldn’t find a recipe that worked with our available ingredients—minced lamb, potatoes, pickled carrots and onions. After a bit of thinking and scribbling down a few ideas, I decided to make a meat-and-potato pie with shortcrust pastry.

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Recipes for lamb

Esther, a Shetlander who posts on Selfsufficientish, was given some Shetland hill lamb to pop in her freezer, but didn’t know how to cook many of the cuts. I started off by telling her my recipe for steamed lamb, but soon found dozens of recipes for lamb and mutton (or even goat) popping into my […]

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Lambs to the slaughter

I was up at 4.30am to take two lambs to the abbatoir in Elgin but a glance out the window quickly changed my mind. It was snowing hard with a couple of inches of snow lying on the ground and minimal visibility, so I didn’t need much persuasion to convince me to wait until daylight […]

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