Caroline’s lamb blanquette with barley

This is a recipe from our French friend Caroline, who writes…. “As promised, I’m coming back to you with a recipe using the beautiful lamb shoulder you offered us to taste, when we met you end of september just off the Offa’s Dyke, by your farm. I made a simple stew on a slow cooker,Continue reading “Caroline’s lamb blanquette with barley”

Pasture for Life

We take producing pasture-fed lamb very seriously here at Black Welsh Lamb and are delighted to be one of very few pasture-fed accredited farms in Wales. Whereas on the face of it you might expect most sheep to be pasture fed, this is far from the truth. The difficulties of raising sheep on a mixedContinue reading “Pasture for Life”

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 meat, out to consumers. This got us to thinking about how we market and distributeContinue reading “Time to Celebrate Difference”

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 commercial breeds. At the same time, our ancient, species-rich pasture offers higher-levels of minerals, vitamins and omegasContinue reading “Hogget – Lamb as it Used to Be?”