farmers—spearheading the initiative. ‘British lamb is some of the best in the world—it’s grass-fed and that makes a huge difference to the taste,’ says Jacob Anthony, of Bridgend, Glamorgan.
Love Lamb Week hopes to dispel some common misconceptions. Few people are aware that British lamb is in season now, not in spring. Nor do they realise that there’s a lot more to lamb than a roast. ‘I’m 23 and a lot of people my age don’t eat lamb because they spend less time in the kitchen,’ explains Mr Anthony. ‘But it’s so easy to cook: you can have curries, risotto, burgers and lamb mince is fantastic in Bolognese sauce.’
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