Nine-Spice Rack of Lamb with Cucumber Relish
The spice mixture can be stored in a tightly covered jar for up to 2 days.
Frenching means scraping clean the bones that protrude beyond the meat. A butcher can do this for you.
With huge red fruit, licorice and rose petal nuances, acidity and a sweet oak background, an Italian Barbera d'Alba is a natural for the sweet-spicy nature of this dish.