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Berbere-Crusted Rack of Lamb

By Marcus Samuelsson | August 18, 2014

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Image by waferboard

Image by waferboard

This dish goes all the way back to 1999 when I first made it for a dinner at the Sheraton Addis Ababa during my first visit to Ethiopia. It’s one of my classics in how it blends tradition with nuace. You can find this recipe in The Soul of a New Cuisine.

Spiced Lamb with Couscous and Vegetables Recipe

By Ashley Beck | June 18, 2013

Spiced Lamb with Couscous and Vegetables

Looking to make an authentic Moroccan meal? Try this three-part recipe that creates a fabulous dinner for two and highlights Argania Gourmet’s most prized ingredient: Argan Oil. This delicious dish of spiced lamb with couscous and vegetables was designed by the Argania team’s chef just for us! The recipe uses argan oil in each component lending itself to create a unique taste profile in each dish alone. But when eaten together, the layers of flavor are absolutely divine!

Spiced Lamb with Couscous and Vegetables

Spiced Lamb with Couscous and Vegetables

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Camino Lamb Brisket Kebabs Recipe

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 10, 2012

Lamb brisket kebabs

Lamb brisket kebabs

As Marcus continues to make his way up to the California coast for Yes, Chef, he’ll be stopping to demo in the culturally vibrant city of Oakland at the world famous Camino Restaurant. This rustic and earthy eatery churns out delectable dishes from a wood-burning oven and seats guests at beautifully carved tables under iron chandeliers. Camino’s fluctuating menu allows the chefs to constantly experiment with the freshest ingredients and prepare dishes that keeps guests coming back for the latest and most creative additions.

For the months of June and July Camino is featuring Kebab Mondays where their summertime offering of Lamb Brisket King Trumpet Mushroom Kofte Kebabs recipe (did you get all that?) comes courtesy of Camino chef and owner Russell Moore. As this special dish has become quite popular among diners, she specifies that the kebabs are served best with some garlicky fava beans or peas. Try out this incredible complexity of flavors at home and you’ll make culinary waves among your dinner guests.

To reserve a spot for this special demo event, call Camino Restaurant at (510) 547-5035

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Grilled Leg of Lamb Recipe

By Allana Mortell | April 6, 2012

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Photo: hrbrmstr

With Easter Sunday around the corner, many home-cooks, chefs and the like are busy preparing a menu for the big feast that takes place in just two days. For some, the tradition of serving ham as the main course remains a staple. However, I would like to share with you one of my favorite alternatives : the lamb.

With a quick and simple marinade, a few shocks on the grill and a nice side dish of roasted potatoes or haricot verts, this grilled leg of lamb recipe outshines anything else you had in mind for Sunday dinner. The beauty of this dish is in the marinade. Red wine vinegar, garlic, herbs and a touch of spicy mustard lend the lamb a flavor profile that is greatly intensified once the meat is smacked on a hot grill. Flames arise, surround the meat and given a few minutes, your dinner is prepared. Read More

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Lamb Stew with Sauteed Morning Glory Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 24, 2011

Photo: Paul Brissman

This Senegalese inspired lamb stew makes for a delicious dinner. Fragrant with peanuts and coconut milk, the stew brings a bit of West Africa into your home.

I like to serve it alongside sauteed morning glory, a typical West African ingredient. If you can’t find morning glory, substitute any earthy green like chard or kale. More than enough for one meal, this stew reheats well for midweek lunches.

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Miso-Crusted Rack of Lamb with Broccoli Rabe Red Curry Recipe

By Marcus Samuelsson | January 21, 2011

Photographer: Paul Brissman (www.PaulBrissman.com)

A rack of lamb is an investment, but one you will be happy you made.  The tender meat is encased in a savory miso crust, which pairs perfectly with the flavorful curry.

This dish is a combination of flavors from the east, taking its cues from Japanese ingredients and Southeast Asian curries.  Enjoy for a special weekend celebration, after all, you deserve a delicious meal.

 

Photo Courtesy by Paul Brissman

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