Briefly: Want to know how to cook a lamb like your mumma? Check out our step by step guide thanks to the Australian Butchers' Guild.
PREPARATION TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOKING TIME: 3 HOURS 30 MINUTES
SERVES: 6 PEOPLE
1 Pre-heat oven to 160c
2 Season should of lamb on both sides with olive oil, your favourite lamb spice rub, salt and cracked black pepper.
3 Place should of lamb on a wire rack in a large baking dish. Add hot water until it is just under the wire rack.
4 Cover baking dish tightly with several layers of foil and roast in the oven for 3 hours. Remove foil and increase heat to 180c. Roast for a further 30 minutes or until skin is golden brown and meat comes away from the bone when tested with a fork.
5 Remove shoulder of lamb from the oven, cover with foil and leave to rest in a warm place for 30 minutes before shredding into large chunks.