Celebrate National lamb day with New Zealand lamb and New Zealand vegetables

lamb shanks or drums with gremolata

 

Today is National Lamb Day, marking the 135th anniversary of one of the most significant milestones in New Zealand’s sheep meat industry.

On this day in 1882, William Davidson and Thomas Brydone achieved the remarkable feat, launching the first shipment of frozen sheep meat from Port Chalmers in Otago on the Dunedin, bound for London.

The industry hope Kiwis here and around the world will recognise this historic achievement and celebrate by enjoying lamb on today. 

Here are two of our favourite lamb recipes that also feature New Zealand vegetables:

 http://www.vegetables.co.nz/recipes/lamb-shanks-or-drums-with-gremolata/

 http://www.vegetables.co.nz/recipes/crusted-lamb-cutlets-and-chilli-/