This version of kleftiko originates in Symi and was shared by Rick Stein in ” Rick Stein: From Venice to Istanbul”. It would make a great dinner for Easter or indeed any other occassion when you fancy a feast.
Slow cooked soft shredded lamb, Chinese style, from ” At my Table” by Nigella Lawson. The lamb is also very good served warm squashed into bread rolls. Any leftovers can be served with rice, along with the cooking juices.
A version of this Syrian classic , adapted from Anissa Helou’s ” Feast”.
Delicious Scandinavian style meatballs from Eleanor Steafel. Serve with mash and pickles, or with fresh tagliatelle.
A recipe for lamb with a green sauce from Rachel Roddy. It will make a jar of green sauce which will keep in the fridge for a few days. If you don’t eat meat, you could use grilled fish or cheese for this recipe- halloumi would be good.
A recipe from Californian cook Samin Nosrat. Serve with steamed couscous and some roasted squash or other vegetables.
A Mexican slow cooked lamb dish from Thomasina Miers.
A spicy and savoury bread pudding from Yotam Ottolenghi, inspired by an old Sardinian dish designed to use up stale bread.
A recipe with Thai influences from ” The Sugar Club Cookbook” by Peter Gordon.
A multi layered pie of meat and potato from Nigel Slater- best made with meat on the bone.
A curry from the Karachi restaurant in Bradford which I found in ” Rick Stein’s Food Heroes”.
A midweek meal from Nigel Slater.
Comfort food from Olia Hercules .
A recipe for wonderfully tender lamb from ” Honey and Co ” by Itamar Srulovich and Sarit Packer.
A roast for a winters day with a whiff of the Middle East from Nigel Slater.