• If it will not be
within 30 minutes, place lamb in cooler.
• If you don’t plan to use the lamb within 2 days, freeze it
• Ground lamb is more perishable than other cuts, use it within 24
• Wrapped lamb should be used within 2 days. Lamb can be frozen for
• Prevent freezer burn by wrapping the lamb in moisture-proof, airtight
materials such as freezer bags or heavy-duty aluminum foil, before
• Wash hands with hot
water before and after handling lamb.
• Trim as much fat as possible from the lamb.
• Never place cooked lamb back on the same platter used before cooking.
• Always defrost and marinate lamb in the refrigerator, never on the
What is the difference between lamb &
a young sheep, mutton is a mature one. It’s the
same distinction as veal and beef. Lamb is the
a sheep under 1 year of age. It is firm-textured
pink to dark red in color, with a considerable
firm white fat.
from sheep over 1 year of age. It’s texture
is softer and it’s flavor is distinctively
than that of lamb.
meats are from lamb and goats that are bred,
fattened on grass. Meat produced from a grass fed
lower in fat and cholesterol than grain fed
fed meat is higher in Omega 3 fatty acids and CLA
Linoleic Acid) an anti carcinorgenic associated
What is boneless lamb leg?
It is the leg of a lamb that
the bone has been removed.
Should I remove the netting from my boneless
Because the bone was
from the muscle “meat”, the netting helps
to hold together the rest of the meat so when
for instance, it will cook evenly. Once it’s
cooked, let it stand for 5 minutes and remove
at this point.
4. Where can I buy New Zealand or
You can find a wide
fresh or frozen lamb products at your local
But at A.E.S. Inc. we carry the BEST brands and
CHEAPER than anyone.
How can lamb from NZ or AUS. be fresh if it
the way from these sources?
In place is a
reliable distribution network strategically
throughout these sources and North America.
are shipped with temperature control devices;
our customers are guaranteed to consistently
the finest quality lamb products.
Why does lamb seem to have lots of fat?
Compared to other meats,
contains very little marbling (internal fat
the meat). Since most of the fat that lamb has
the outside edges, it is easily trimmed.
Why is lamb frozen?
While we sell fresh
as beef and goat meat, flash frozen or flash
helps lock in flavor and freshness at the peak
What’s the age difference between lamb and
Lamb comes from sheep that are between 5 months and 1 year old. Meat
that is more than 1 year old is called mutton.
Can you tell the difference by just looking at
Yes. Lamb is light red
white fat. Its bones are moist and red.
dark, almost purplish, with yellow fat and
What is a yearling lamb?
A yearling lamb is
1 and 2 years old. The meat will have a
taste than younger lamb. It should be
What is the fell?
The fell is the
whitish membrane that coats the lamb.
Why do cook books recommend that lamb is best
Lamb looses it’s
taste if it is cooked in a dry heat beyond
Many people who don’t like lamb have eaten
What is a rack of lamb?
A rack of lamb is similar
standing rib roast of beef; it’s of course much
smaller. A rack of lamb has 7-8 ribs but only
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