This exceptional lamb loin recipe from Chris Horridge features a wonderful combination of elements, with blushing lamb served on a bed of creamy Parmesan risotto and wilted spinach, finished off with roast shallots, wild mushrooms and olives.
Slow-braised shoulder of lamb with onions, thyme and balsamic
This hearty lamb shoulder recipe, with its creamy mashed potato pairing, makes a wonderful and rustic lamb dinner. Slowly braising the lamb in a rich sauce, as Tom Aikens does here, ensures that the meat's full, immense flavour is drawn out.
Tricolour Cous Cous Salad. Serves 4: - 200g Cous cous (dry weight), cooked. - 250g Cherry Tomatoes, halved. - 2 Avocados, peeled, stoned, chopped. - 150g Ball Mozzarella, torn into chunks. - Handful of rocket and/or spinach leaves. To dress: 1 tbsp Pesto, Juice of half a lemon, Good drizzle olive oil. Top with basil and black pepper. For a main course, serve with warm wholemeal pitta breads and some homemade hummous (chickpeas + garlic + lemon juice = easy peasey hoummous).