October 20, 2012
Curried lamb hand pies Total time: 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus chilling time for the filling and pies Servings: 12 Note: The lamb can be replaced with lean ground beef if preferred. 4 tablespoons oil, divided 1 onion, cut into ¼-inch dice 4 teaspoons curry powder, or to taste 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground coriander 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger 1 pound ground lamb 1 teaspoon salt, or to taste 1 teaspoon pepper 1/3 cup dry white wine 1 large boiling potato, cut into ¼-inch dice (peeled or unpeeled)
June 25, 2008
Total time: 45 minutes plus marinating time Servings: 6 to 8 Note: This marinade is loosely based on a recipe by Julie Sahni. 1 cup yogurt 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 4 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper 1 (2-inch) piece ginger, grated 1 serrano chile, sliced 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 1/2 teaspoons salt 1 (4- to 5-pound) boneless lamb leg 1. Stir together the yogurt and vinegar. Add the garlic, squeezed through a press or smashed, then minced with a chef's knife.
May 6, 2013 |
First it was tainted baby food and toys with lead paint. Now China is dealing with a meat scandal that involves passing rat meat off as lamb. The Ministry of Public Safety announced recently that police have arrested hundreds of people involved in a scheme to sell a mixture of rat, mink and fox meat -- combined with red food coloring -- under the label "lamb. " More than 900 people and 200,000 tons of illegal meat were captured, according to state news agency Xinhua. The ministry said police had discovered nearly 400 cases involving meat violations.
May 3, 2013 |
BEIJING -- Feasting on strips of mutton dropped in a simmering pot is a popular dining pastime in China, but what if the meat served is actually made of rat? That may be on the minds of diners after the latest stomach-churning food scandal to hit China. Authorities said that traders bought rat, fox, mink and other uninspected meats -- and after adding red coloring and other chemicals -- sold them as lamb rolls for markets in Shanghai and neighboring Jiangsu province. Police arrested 63 suspects and seized 10 tons of meats and additives, but not before the operation had sold about $1.6 million worth of fake meat over the last four years.
January 13, 2010
Curried lamb pasties with spicy sweet potato and tamarind Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time for the filling Servings: Makes 6 hand pies. Note: Harissa can generally be found at gourmet and cooking supply stores, as well as select well-stocked supermarkets. Tamarind paste is available at Asian, Indian and Latin markets, and is generally available at cooking and gourmet supply stores. 2 tablespoons butter 1 large yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1 pound lamb shoulder chops (or 3/4 pound lamb stew meat)
August 3, 2012 |
For the last five weeks, Lamb of God's singer Randy Blythe has been detained in Prague, Czech Republic, on manslaughter charges stemming from a 2010 incident where he allegedly threw a charging fan offstage while performing. According to a statement from band representatives, he's now been released on bail, and will return to the U.S. The official charges of "bodily harm of 4th degree and resulting in the death of a fan" could carry a maximum prison term of 10 years. Blythe's detainment meant the band had to cancel a planned tour with the cartoon-metal ensemble Dethklok.