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Cider and honey roast leg of lamb

Apples and cider go wonderfully with lamb. The apples break down on cooking and help thicken the sauce. Crisp roast potatoes and steamed tender stem broccoli make the perfect accompaniments.

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Extract from the book Cooking for Friends by Gordon Ramsay, rrp $49.95. Copyright Harper Collins Australia 2009

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Posted by • 1y ago • Report
This was soo good, forgot to take the fat off so it could have been better. also used home brewed spiced cider which was a bit strong for the gravy but it still turned out really good. ate it with garlic roast potatoes, roasted carrots, cauliflower and cheese sauce and yorkshire puddings. awesome sunday roast!!
Posted by Jacquelyn6 • 3y ago • Report
sounde so delisious and irristable cant wait to try it ps... love you show you insppire me to cook and invent my own recipes thank you
Posted by alkie! • 4y ago • Report
This looks amazing.
Posted by Gaynor8 • 4y ago • Report
I intend to cook this in the very near future.Lamb in freezer waiting!!
Posted by Kaye • 4y ago • Report
i would never have thought to cook lamb with apples but i intend to buy a lamb leg today and try it
Posted by • 1y ago • Report
doing this for new year
Posted by • 2y ago • Report
It was AMAZING
Posted by Barb46 • 2y ago • Report
this is a very old traditional British recipe at it's base. My gran used to stick the lamb with garlic and dress with rosemary and let it marinate in the apple juice or cider overnight. The apples were placed around the roasting tin after being cored and stuffed with breadcrumbs mixed with currents/sultanas. Then to the oven. Really nice dish and good to add carrots and parsnips to the roasting tin too.
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