Chestnut Brandy

Chestnut Brandy is a fantastic present to give someone at Christmas time. You can get away with using a cheaper brandy here so don’t start reaching for that special bottle of Armagnac.

Hangikjöt Recipe - Icelandic Christmas Lamb

One of the main reasons for initially building my smoker was to try and attempt unusual dishes that one wouldn’t normally come across.

Hangikjot certainly falls into that category. It’s a traditional Christmas dish in Iceland consisting of a leg of smoked lamb. However somewhat unusually this dish is historically smoked using dried sheep shit.