Category Archives: Organic

All In

Down here at Black Welsh Lamb we are relieved to have a barn full of hay to see us through the winter. Being grass-fed means that we have to rely more than most people on a good store, as we … Continue reading

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Time to Celebrate Difference

As you will know if you read our blogs, we produce organic lamb on the farm here for sale to restaurants and direct to private customers. We think we know some of the issues involved in getting great local produce, especially … Continue reading

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Hogget – Lamb as it Used to Be?

Many people that we speak to say that they prefer a leaner meat these days. That is good news from our point of view, as our organic grass-fed Black Welsh Lamb is very low on fat compared with more mainstream … Continue reading

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True Acclaim

True acclaim today from one of our favourite clients, Matt Tebbutt of the Foxhunter Restaurant, Great British Menu and Market Kitchen fame. We always welcome feedback on our lambs and especially from chefs, whose own reputation depends so much on … Continue reading

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Outstanding at Trealy Farm

Yesterday we were priviledged to be part of Outstanding in the Field’s first UK event, at Trealy Farm, Monmouth. I arrived late, but still in time for a glass of Ancre Hill sparkling 2008 Seyval Blanc – which was a … Continue reading

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Outstanding in the Field

Just selecting lambs for the amazing Outstanding in the Field banquet, to be held at Trealy Farm, Monmouth, next week. OITF is a legendary American organisation that travels around the States in an iconic tour bus, holding large scale banquets … Continue reading

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Oops!

Only yesterday I was smugly telling a friend that we were not starting lambing until the first week of April – (Remember the saying that Bonfire Night makes April Fools?). I went up to feed the sheep tonight and heard … Continue reading

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Lamb Winners

Lucky winners of a half organic lamb in our prize draw at the Abergavenny Winter Fair were Clare and Guy Ingram, from the Vale of Glamorgan. Their prize was slightly delayed when Nick got stuck in snow in Cardiff before … Continue reading

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Market Kitchen: Big Adventure

Just discovered by accident that our film with chef Mark Sargeant is on Market Kitchen: Big Adventure on UKTV’s Good Food Channel today and next Sunday. Mark visited the farm a few weeks ago, walked the ground with Sarah and … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Day

For anyone like us with a massive crop of quinces this year – a recipe to go beyond membrillo and quince jelly: Qorma-e-Behi or Afghan Quince Stew. We love Afghan recipes. Almost every one, including desserts, begins with “take one … Continue reading

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New Star Ram Makes his Entrance

Our search for a new ram is over. Meet Allt y Brain Leroy (not our choice of name!) who arrived at the farm last weekend from a beautiful farm deep in the Breconshire Countryside. He is in quarantine for a … Continue reading

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