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Lamb Cheeks

Paprikaboy Feb 27, 2013 12:20 PM

I was musing the other day about how much I love eating animal cheeks, ox, pig, cod and monk fish. I realised that I've never had lamb cheeks.
There might be a good reason for this.
I've found somewhere that sells them but can't find many recipes.
So has anyone had them or got a good recipe?

TIA

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    travelerjjm RE: Paprikaboy Feb 27, 2013 01:09 PM

    I bet they'd make rockin' tacos the same as pork cheeks.

    Salmon cheeks are good, too.

    1. chefj RE: Paprikaboy Feb 27, 2013 03:31 PM

      You can cook them as if they were any other cheek(Pork,Veal or Beef)
      Or in any braised recipe.
      Navarin perhaps http://www.saveur.com/article/Recipes...

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        JudiAU RE: Paprikaboy Feb 27, 2013 08:29 PM

        They are tasty too but I've only had them restaurants. Beef and pig cheeks seem easier to buy, which isn't easy at all.

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          Harters RE: Paprikaboy Feb 28, 2013 09:27 AM

          We eat lamb more often than any other meat but I;ve never seen cheeks for sale. Pig and beef cheeks are readily available in supermarkets but never lamb. I wonder why?

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