Hello, Chingju, and welcome to the Grammar Exchange.

Chingju posted:
slow-cooked lamb = lamb which is cooked slowly

why is not “slowly-cooked lamb”?

Slow-cooked lamb is lamb which is slow-cooked, i.e., cooked at a low temperature for a long period. "Slow-cook" is itself a verb, and it refers to a way of cooking something, not to the rate at which something is cooked. Indeed, it is possible to use such sentences as these:

  • Please slow-cook the lamb as fast as you can.
  • He quickly slow-cooked the lamb.

But we cannot say: *He quickly slowly cooked the lamb.

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