Lamb koftas are basically meatballs that can hail from the Middle East, Asia or India. The actual word ‘kofta’ comes from the classical Persian for ‘rissole’. So we are talking meatballs here, spicy meatballs and who doesn’t love good old meatballs.
I love using vegetables instead of the usual carbohydrates like rice, pasta and couscous. Here I’m serving lamb with broccoli rice which is super healthy and tastes amazing too, oh, and by the way it’s so easy to make, so that ticks all the boxes really.
Lamb stuffed cabbage leaves are comfort food to me. They give you the welcome illusion of spring time with the vibrant green colour of the cabbage leaves, but the warming spicy minced lamb inside is sheer winter warmer stuff. A great combination at this time of year or any time for that matter really.
This weekend it will be Greek Easter, a celebration that rather leaves Christmas in the shade when it comes down to all-out festivities and happiness and proper non commercial family gathering. This weekend will be all about candlelight processions, roasting lamb and competing to see whose red egg wins the battle of the tapping. While…