- 3kg potato
The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…
- 5 tbsp olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- zest and juice 1 lemon
Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…
- 2 tbsp dried mixed herb
Heat oven to 160C/140C fan/gas 3. Tip the potatoes into a large roasting tin with the olive oil, lemon and 100ml water. Put the tin on a shelf under the lamb and cook for 1½ hrs. When the lamb comes out, give the potatoes a stir. Turn up the oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7 and cook for a further 45 mins-1 hr. They won’t go as crisp as roasties, so poke them with a knife to check they’re cooked through.