Navarin de Mouton Printanier

Lamb Stew with Spring Vegetables

Preparation info

  • Serves

    8

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Cook’s Canon: 101 Recipes Everyone Should Know

The Cook’s Canon

By Raymond Sokolov

Published 2003

  • About

Here is another example of the insidious Greek talent for getting credit they don’t deserve. During the Greek war of independence, the combined armada of Britain, France, and Russia decimated the fleets of Turkey and Egypt at Navarino in 1827. In honor of this great victory, according to legend, a traditional French ragout of lamb and vegetables was named navarin.*

This is plain wrong. The navarin as such predates the b