for family meals :
Welsh Lamb - Oen Cymreig â Mêl
recipe has been reproduced with the kind permission
of Owen Jones, a fellow Welshman, and more recipes can
be found on his website . . . welsh-recipes.the-real-way.com
A leg of Welsh lamb, coated with honey, roasted and
served with a cider and honey gravy.
leg of lamb
6 tblsps Welsh clover honey
1/2 pint cider
Sprig of rosemary
Salt & ground black pepper
oven to 400°F or Mark 6 .
the leg of lamb on kitchen foil in a roasting tin.
Brush with 4 tablespoons of warm honey and season
with salt and pepper. Place the sprig of rosemary
on top of the joint. Draw up the foil to form a tent
and roast for 15 minutes.
the heat to 350°F or Mark 4 and continue roasting
for 1 1/2 hours until the juice just runs pink or
longer if preferred well-done.
up the foil to crisp and brown the skin for the last
20 minutes of cooking time.
the lamb from the oven and keep warm.
off the fat from the pan and make the gravy from the
meat residue, adding ˝ pint of cider and 2 tablespoons
of honey. Reduce to two-thirds volume by boiling.
with roast potatoes and green vegetables.