Albanian Liver

I first tried Albanian Liver at Lokanta restaurant in Sheffield. It was a few years ago, but it was so nice that I haven’t forgotten it! And, so when I came home with some Firs Farm lambs’ liver* the other week, I immediately knew what I was going to do with it. As it happens, Gav cooked the liver for us – using this recipe for reference. Sadly we had to skip the red onion and parsley salad – I was meant to pick the ingredients up on the way home from work, but a later than usual finish left … Continue reading Albanian Liver

An easy midweek tea – lamb chops with lentils

Gav and I went to Manchester last weekend which meant that the fridge was nigh on empty when we got back. And, as I hadn’t had time to plan any of our meals for the week ahead I had to both decide what to cook tonight and buy all the ingredients on my way home from work. Luckily Simmonite’s, from Castle Market, have set up shop on Division Street, and they opened today, so I popped in there for some inspiration. A pack of lamb chops and a tub of char-grilled aubergine slices later I had  a menu in mind; … Continue reading An easy midweek tea – lamb chops with lentils

Indian Spiced Lamb and a Couple of Salads

I’ve had the book Smoke & Spice for a few months and even though it’s full of gorgeous sounding recipes (such as Lavender Salt Crusted Leg of Lamb, Matambre and Cajun Crispy Pork Belly) I hadn’t got round to cooking from it until today. And despite being tempted by some of the more interesting and special sounding recipes, I wanted something quick and simple. I also wanted something that didn’t involve any expensive ingredients, or rather, didn’t require any spices that I didn’t already have. Indian Spiced Lamb fit the bill perfectly. A mix of cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, turmeric, paprika and … Continue reading Indian Spiced Lamb and a Couple of Salads