So, Easter is coming up, and that means it’s festive recipe time. Something super comforting, filling and delicious. I am preparing a rack of lamb! Which I love by the way because it doesn’t take long to cook. So when you prepare supper for Easter, you won’t end up getting super stressed. I started by searing the Lamb to get some nice colour, then I cooked it in a roasting hot oven for 15 minutes. When I cut into the lamb, it was still a bit too pink for my liking, so I put it back in the oven and cooked it for another 10 minutes. In my experience, a really nice medium rare rack of lamb takes about 20-25 minutes to cook.
This is a crusted rack of lamb recipe, but I didn’t want to go overboard with it. The coating is just a simple breadcrumb and rosemary mixture. For those of you who aren’t aware, I have never been one to believe that using tons of ingredients in a dish is necessary. Nor do I think there is such thing as the correct ingredient. However, I do think that whatever ingredient you do decide to use, you should cook it or prepare it well. I believe that this is the most important aspect that makes all the difference because no ingredient can save an overcooked piece of lamb. Yet at the same time, if you were served a perfectly cooked piece of lamb at a restaurant, would you whine about the fact that it wasn’t flavoured with rosemary? Probably not. So this recipe focuses on simple ingredients cooked well.
So I was very happy the rack of lamb, but I was even happier with the Potato puree. Whats the difference between potato puree and mash potato you ask? Well, the only difference is that potato puree is prepared in such a way that will prevent the mixture from having any lumps. So, you could use a moulin or my favourite, a ricer to puree the potato.
I actually don’t have either in my household. So I decided to use an alternative option and push the mixture through a sieve. Beleive it or not, it works. However, be warned, your arms may get a bit tired. The best advice I can give is to just go and buy a ricer. If you think it will end up being another kitchen gadget you’ll never use, just go old fashioned and use a potato masher. You will still get a great result.
What do you usually have on Easter? Would you serve a nice big sexy lamb dish like this one? Do you serve a chocolaty dessert? Do you set up an Easter egg hunt? I am going to try and commit to eating a small amount of chocolate because every other year I eat all of the chocolate I get within a day or 2. So we’ll see how that goes.
I hope you all have an amazing Easter and that you spend it with the people you love. Feel free to subscribe, I got a chilli noodle broth coming your way so stay tuned! And continue being awesome.
I hope you enjoy this rack of lamb recipe! If you would prefer to make a dessert for Easter, check out this Profiterole and Easter egg mountain recipe I posted last year.
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