Posts Tagged ‘lamb’

Lamb and beetroot meatballs

I’m a bit of a latecomer to Nigel Slater. While most people cite him as among their favourite cookery writers, I was always put off by stilted and uncomfortable TV performances. Nigel is really made for the written word.┬áBut now I am now the proud owner of my first Nigel Slater book, Tender. I’ve already […]

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Friday Night Mezze

My friends came over on Friday night for the usual dinner, drinks, shisha and terrible dancing. What with the weather and our dancing plans, I decided to go for a mezze affair taking inspiration from a tapas special in a really old copy of Observer Food Monthly written by Moro. A few colourful dishes that […]

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Roasted Tomato and Spinach bulghar salad

Bursting with colour, sweet roasted cherry tomatoes and slow cooked red onions go beautifully with the nutty bulghar wheat spiked with loads of fresh herbs, a little garlic and a handful of spinach.

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Lamb Saag

So, first up apologies for the absence. I’ve been cooking of course and I have a whole raft of recipes ready to write about, i guess life just gets in the way sometimes… Next up for OxNosh is a booklet of recipes for students and we spent the bank holiday weekend developing recipes. The idea […]

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Hummus with crispy lamb and pine nuts

This recipe from The Moro Cookbook jumped out at me straight away, hummus with crispy lamb and pine nuts. Its simple enough, make some hummus and spread onto a plate. Then fry some lamb mince with a touch of cinnamon until golden and crispy, throw in some pine nuts and tumble it onto the hummus. […]

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Slow Cooked Lamb, Sweet Potato and Lentil Curry

The picture doesn’t really do this justice, it was the inaugural outing of our slow cooker and it did us proud! Amazing tender lamb in a rich sauce of lentils and sweet potato served alongside rice and peas. I just browned the meat and chucked it into the slow cooker with the rest of the […]

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Lamb meatballs and couscous

Nigella comes up trumps again, although I have to say this is from her book rather than the TV show. It seems everyone is quick to criticise anything she does on TV, and while she does verge on the ridiculous much of the time, I think her genuine greed and love of food is really […]

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