Cotswold lamb and mutton is juicy and tender with flavor
that is non-gamy and buttery tasting; it's widely preferred over
The Cotswold's extremely desirable flavor and tenderness make it
highly suited for buying and selling direct from grower to consumer.
Once tried, eager local buyers snap it up at excellent prices.
Culinary experts who ought to know better sometimes
spout nonsense like "Mutton is gamy but lamb isn't."
is less gamy than lamb
of many other breeds.
An impressive "steamship leg-o-mutton" like the one in
the photo (right) usually weighs about 7 to 8 lbs.