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Lamb biryani

Although considered an everyday dish in many South Asian countries, cooking biryani can be a challenge especially because the list of ingredients is long and can be intimidating. But it is really worth the effort. Since biryani is a complete meal, just think of all the work … [Read more...]

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A la Welsh cawl (boiled lamb and vegetables soup)

My culinary acquaintance with lamb has largely been limited to grilled lamb chops and lamb stews. I have never boiled lamb and served the meat in a clear soup. Then, I came across a description of the Welsh cawl, my interest was aroused but not enough to make a determined … [Read more...]

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Grilled lamb and pesto rice

Cooked a month ago, I postponed posting the recipe thinking I should wait for a special occasion to do so. It's Valentine's Day on Sunday, if you're thinking of cooking something really memorable for someone special, here's something to rock his or her world. Lamb chops … [Read more...]

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Honey-glazed, herb-crusted whole leg of lamb

Christmas must really be in the minds of Filipinos because requests for Noche Buena ideas are pouring in. Not surprising, actually, considering that they're playing Christmas carols in supermarkets and queso de bola and ham in festive holiday packaging are already lining the … [Read more...]

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Lamb chops in a stirfry?

When you have more lamb chops than you care to grill, when you feel like another meal with grilled lamb chops will make you tear your hair out, what do you do? Me, I carved the lamb meat off the bones, cut them into strips, cooked the lamb with tausi and vegetables and … [Read more...]

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Lamb chops, grilled indoors

I love grilled food. Grilled fish, grilled chicken, grilled pork... even grilled vegetables. But outdoor charcoal grilling requires too much work. I tried using an electric grill but the power consumption was astronomical. Result? We had been doing very little grilling … [Read more...]

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Fresh herbs in my lamb curry

Lamb curry is almost always associated with India where it most probably originated. But lamb curry also figures prominently in Southeast Asian cooking, particularly in Indonesia where it is known as Gulai Korma, Malaysia and Thailand. In the Southeast Asian versions of the … [Read more...]

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Lamb adobo

There was a time when my family went lamb-crazy. We grilled lamb chops almost every two weeks and when we got bored with the chops, I learned to cook a whole leg of lamb and even served it once like ham. There came a point when my husband suddenly couldn't stand the peculiar … [Read more...]

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Roast lamb submarine sandwich

   My family loves grilled lamb chops but we've never tried roasting a whole leg of lamb. On a whim, I bought a whole leg of lamb a couple of weeks ago. I roasted it as some sort of a dry run for a dinner party we'd be hosting sometime between Christmas … [Read more...]