What is lamb fell?The outer fat of lamb has a thin, papery covering called the fell. Some cooks like to remove the fell, claiming it adds a strong flavor. However, it does help in holding the shape of the leg together while roasting, as well as retention of juices and flavor. On larger cuts, the difference in flavor is not noticable enough to warrant the extra work. On small cuts, you may wish to remove the fell before cooking.
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