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Shetland Saucermeat

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Saucermeat or Sasermeat (as its pronounced) is n Iconic traditional dish in Shetland Islands. Mainly beef but sometimes lamb is used. The islanders mix it with a beautiful dry spice mix to give it a unique flavour. Meat can be made into meatballs, burgers, oven dishes it’s really your choice.

I decided to go for the traditional Lorne sausage (square sausage).

Makes about 4 sausages

400g Saucermeat

1 tsp salt

2 tsp spice mix

 

For the Spice Mix

1 tsp black peppercorns

1 tsp white peppercorns

1 tsp whole allspice

1 tsp whole mace

1 tsp cinnamon

pinch of whole cloves

 

  1. Mix the dry spice together and then add to the saucermeat, blending well.
  2. Take the meat and shape in a Lorne sausage about 1cm thick, season with salt
  3. I used my crisperplate to cook for about 10 minutes. Alternatively you can grill or shallow fry for the same time.
  4. Serve on a scottish butter morning roll. Yum!

 

 

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Autumn Seasonal Foods

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September marks the end of summer berries, but there’s lots of other fruit like apples, plums, grapes, figs and pears. Pumpkin, squash, kale and leeks make their debut, lamb makes a comeback and it’s the start of the mussels season.

Fruit
Apples (Bramley) (coming into season)
Apricots (end of season)
Blackberries
Blueberries (end of season)
Grapes (short season to October)
Figs (coming into season)
Melon
Nectarines
Peaches (end of season)
Pears (coming into season)
Plums (coming into season)
Raspberries (end of season)
Tomatoes

Vegetables
Artichokes (globe)
Aubergines
Beetroot
Broad beans (in season until early Sep)
Broccoli
Butternut squash (coming into season)
Carrots
Celery
Celeriac (coming into season)
Courgettes
Cucumber (end of season)
Fennel
Kale (coming into season)
Leeks (coming into season)
Pak choi (end of season)
Peas
Peppers
Potatoes (maincrop)
Pumpkin (coming into season)
Rocket
Sweetcorn
Watercress

Meat
Duck (coming into season)
Goose (coming into season)
Lamb
Rabbit
Venison (coming into season)

Fish and seafood
Crab
Haddock
Mackerel
Mussels (coming into season)
Pollock (pollack)
Salmon
Sardines
Scallops
Tuna (until end Sep)

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Lamb and Bean Stew

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Serves 2/4

1 tsp olive oil

350g lean lamb cubed

6-8 shallots

1 garlic clove or tsp dried garlic

1 tbsp plain flour

400ml lamb stock, made with concentrate

200g chopped tomatoes

1 bouquet garni

1 x 400g flageolet beans, drained

300g or handful green beans

200g or handful of cherry tomatoes

salt and pepper

 

1, Heat oil in pan, add the lamb and fry for 3-4 mins until browned all over, set aside.

2. Add the onions and garlic and fry until drowned slightly, approx 3-4 mins.

3. Return the lamb to the pan andding any juices, stir through the flour to thicken. Then add in the stock, tomatoes, bouquet garni and beans. Bring to the boil then cover and simmer approx 2 hours or until lamb is tender.

4. Add the cherry tomatoes to the stew and season well. Continue to simmer for about 15-20 mins.

5. Meanwhile place the green beans in a pan of boiling water for 3 mins then blanch cold water. Alternatively you can steam cook.

6. Divide the stew between plates and serve with green beans. Yum!  You can also serve some crusty bread to soak up the sauce. Yum Yum!

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Rack of Lamb

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Rack of Lamb (set of 8 – 500g)

Select Lamb setting in the Intelligent cooking zone, reduce time down to 45 mins and press start

Baste Lamb with favourite toppings, I just seasoned with salt and pepper

Place into oven (no need to seal meat as oven will do this)

Remove from oven when finished and leave to rest for approx 5 mins and slice.

Perfectly cooked lamb, nice and tender. Serve with minted lamb sauce.

If using larger quantity just increase the cooking time.