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!
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
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?
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 really good start to the afternoon. Ruth Tudor and James Swift gave us a great … Continue reading Outstanding at Trealy Farm
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 outdoors on farm, to promote communal dining, links to farmers and enjoyment of local food. … Continue reading Outstanding in the Field
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 lamb"........ This is a toned down version, stolen from the excellent Noshe Djan, by Helen … Continue reading Recipe of the Day
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 couple of weeks, as any new stock has to be, but he is less than … Continue reading New Star Ram Makes his Entrance