Kleftiko slow cooker recipes

Slow cooker recipe : Shank of Beef

Slow cooker recipe : Shank of Beef

Greek-Style Lamb, Potato & Thyme Kleftiko. Autumn's on its way so I've dug out my slow cooker again. Madhouse Daddy came back from the butcher's with these huge shanks of beef so I decided that slow cooking was the way to go

Return of the slow-cooker

I based the whole dish on a variation of Machoui which is a North African recipe for whole slow-cooked lamb, originally sealed in a fire pit which would have effectively created the same environment as the slow-cooker in gently steaming the meat, which what results in it being so succulent  You could equally successfully adapt it for Kleftiko, which means "stolen meat"

Slow-cooker recipe : Indonesian Chicken

Greek-Style Lamb, Potato & Thyme Kleftiko. I love my slow cooker but I always tend to end up making the same things - usually beef in beer stew, beef bourguignon and lamb or chicken casserole - so I decided to go and hunt out something a bit more exciting