Osso Buco con Piselli

Osso Buco with Peas

Preparation info

  • 4

    people
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

Alastair Little's Italian Kitchen

By Alastair Little

Published 1996

  • About

This is a springtime variant on the classic Osso Buco in Bianco. The Italians refer to any dish without tomatoes in it as ‘in bianco’; presumably the jet black Risotto Nero of Venice is also white by this curious piece of culinary nomenclature. What it does is stress the importance of tomatoes in Italian cooking, in that they are conspicuous by their absence.

Veal is a highly emotive subject. Tender pale-pink Dutch or Lombardy veal makes wonderful roasts or, as scaloppini, provides