National Roast Leg of Lamb Day
Food Facts on Roast Leg of Lamb
- Roasted meat was the staple of the English and colonial diet of the 18th century.
- Archeologists tell us that lamb or mutton were the third most-consumed meats in colonial Virginia.
- Lamb is not a big favorite in America, only one pound per person is consumed annually.
- Lamb is a very versatile meat and readily available at local markets.
- Lamb is a favorite menu item for Easter and Passover.