Recipe: Slow Cooker Hangi

Just like a real Hangi, there are countless derivations you can use with this modern take on the traditional Māori cooking method. Some add such things as Liquid Smoke to give it that smoked flavour, while one experimenter even added some earth to the bottom of the slow cooker to lend some authenticity – check out his […]

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Lamb and Apple Cider Braise

Apple cider, when simmered gently with lamb shoulder chops, leeks and a handful of prunes, creates a delicious sauce in this easy family meal. Prep time: 15 mins Cooking time: 1-1½ hours Serves: 6-8 
Ingredients 6-8 Lamb Shoulder Chops, well-trimmed 2 Leeks, trimmed and sliced 6-8 Cloves Garlic, crushed, peeled and sliced 2 cups Apple […]

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Recipe: Shepherd’s Pie

A traditional favorite – a simple recipe from a simpler time. Serves 4-5 Ingredients 500g lean beef or lamb mince 2 Tbsp oil 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 parsnip, peeled and diced 2 Tbsp flour ½ C beef stock ½ C good quality chutney 1-2 Tbsp chopped fresh rosemary Topping: 1kg potatoes for mashing, […]

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Recipe: Marinated Roast Lamb with Fresh Mint Topping

Marinated Roast Lamb with Fresh Mint Topping A special treat for that special occasion Serves 6-8 Prep Time: 20mins Cooking Time: 2 hours Ingredients Lamb 1 Whole Lamb Leg, bone in 1 bag French (or pickling) onions, peeled 2 cups chicken stock (for the gravy) ¼ cup flour (for the gravy) Marinade 5 cloves garlic, […]

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Recipe: Mini Burgers

Suitable for toddlers and up, this is a great recipe for that quick, easy and healthy summer lunch or dinner. Serves 4-6 Ingredients 500g lean beef or lamb mince 1 onion, peeled and chopped 1 egg 1 cup soft breadcrumbs 1 tsp mixed herbs or 1 Tbsp chopped fresh herbs (optional) 1 Tbsp canola or […]

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Recipe: Barbecue Lamb with Minted Guacamole

The perfect combination of a quality traditional New Zealand product alongside a taste from a country that does hot food for a hot climate so well, Mexico. Ariba mate! Serves 4-6 Ingredients 6 Quality Mark lamb leg steaks (or loin chops), fully trimmed For the Marinade 1 Tbsp oil  1 Tbsp white vinegar  1 kiwifruit, […]

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Recipe: Italian Roast Leg of Lamb

The gutsy topping on this roast lamb adds a delicious flavour and creates a stunning looking dish. Thanks to our friends at NZ Beef and Lamb for the recipe. Prep time:  15 mins Cooking time:  30 mins per 500g  Ingredients 1 lean Quality Mark leg of lamb ½ cup red wine ¼ cup olive oil 2 […]

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Recipe: Lamb Chops with Yoghurt and Orange

The original recipe can be found on the New Zealand Beef and Lamb Recipes website. Looks delicious! Serves 6 Ingredients 6 Quality Mark lamb leg or shoulder chops, fully trimmed For the Marinade  2 Tbsp oil  1 cup natural yoghurt  1 onion, peeled and chopped  Grated rind and juice of 1 lemon  1 tsp ground […]

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Recipe: Rack of Lamb

The original recipe can be found on the New Zealand Beef and Lamb Recipes website. Looks delicious! Serves 4 Ingredients Allow 1 x 4-6 rib Quality Mark lamb rack, fully trimmed, per serving Salt and pepper 1-2 Tbsp oil Method Pre-heat the oven to 190ºC. Season the lamb and pan-sear, grill or BBQ with a […]

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