We’re buzzing here at Black Welsh Lamb as we’ve just won THREE Gold Stars for our leg of hogget lamb at the Guild of Fine Food’s international Great Taste Awards. There were 14,195 products entered this year and only 1.8% won a 3-star rating so are you can imagine we are feeling very proud … Continue reading Three Star Celebrations!
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 can't fall back on cereal-based feeds if the hay runs out. Haymaking; a hugely romantic, … Continue reading All In
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
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 mixed … Continue reading Pasture for Life
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 distribute … Continue reading Time to Celebrate Difference
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 omegas … Continue reading Hogget – Lamb as it Used to Be?