It's interesting to see the same word used for meatballs from Greece to India: Kofte (or some other variation). My guess is Alexander the Great had something to with it. Does anybody know anything more about this, such as where the word originated?
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Basic Boneless Roasted Leg of Lamb
A roasted boneless leg of lamb makes an impressive centerpiece for your table, but this recipe is easy enough to pull off any time. A classic gremolata perfumes the lamb; the mixture of garlic, lemon, and parsley holds its own against the strong flavor of the meat.