Day 16 -Spiced Lamb with Dried Fruits-

100ml Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1kg Boneless Lamb Shoulder (Diced 2cm Cubes)

1 Brown Onion (Chopped)

1 tea spoon Coriander Seeds

1 teaspoon Cumin Seeds

1 tea spoon Fennel Seeds

A Couple of Twists of Pepper Grinder


Brown Lamb in olive oil, once brown add onions and spice and cook for a further 3 minutes.


500ml Water

1 Cinnamon Quill

Zest of 1 Lemon

4 Pitted Dates

10 Dried Apricots

4 Prunes

2 Dried Pears (Cut inHalf)

100gm Raisins


Add Water, cinnamon, zest and dried fruit

Bring to simmer

Cover tightly, and simmer until lamb is tender. About 1 hour.

If it starts to look a bit dry, don’t be afraid to add a little more water.