Easter Eats: Try the Roasted Lamb

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What are some things people cook on Easter?

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A roast leg of lamb a popular choice for Easter entertaining:

(Bertelsen) "I love lamb and it's one of those dishes that you can just stick in the oven and walk away and leave it. When your guests arrive, you're not slaved to the kitchen, you can go and have a drink."

Author Aaron Bertelsen of Britain's 'Great Dixter Home and Harden' says rub the lamb with olive oil, season with salt and pepper, roast covered at 300 degrees for the first three hours. For the final and fourth hour, crank it up to 400, turn the oven off and make the gravy while the meat is resting in the oven for at least another 20 minutes.

This means brown carrot onion celery's and garlic in olive oil, stir in a spoonful of sugar and tomato paste, brown this to. Pour in white wine vinegar, reduce till it's syrupy. Add wine. Simmer. Add herbs and chicken stock. Strain. Carve the lamb into thick slices and serve with fava beans and buttered new potatoes.

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