Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary

Flower language of rosemary is remembrance.

Rosemary is commonly called rosemary also in Japanese.
Its formal Japanese name is 
“Mannenro”, written “迷迭香” in Kanji, literally “lost replace fragrance”, that origin is not clear.

Cooking of Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary
When I hear “rosemary”,  I remember the song “Scarborough Fair” by Simon & Garfunkel.

Cooking of Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary
Rosemary
Cooking of Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary

Are you going to Scarborough Fair?
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme,

Remember me to one who lives there,
For she once was a true love of mine. …

Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme     ( refrain )

Cooking of Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary
Cooking of Pan-Fried Lamb Chop with Rosemary

 

Humming “Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme … ”

 

Pan-fry the lamb chops with salt and pepper, not necessary oil.  Add rosemary , simplicity is delicious!

・Mannenro
is a formal Japanese namd of rosemary, although commonly it’s called rosemary.  迷迭香(まんねんろう) literally “lost replace fragrance”, that origin is not clear.