Osso buco

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Old Food

Old Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 1998

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Osso buco means ‘bone with a hole’ in Italian. The bone is veal shank, and the hole is filled with rich bone marrow. If you’re a marrow lover, cook this in a wide, shallow casserole so that you can stand the bones upright and not lose the jelly inside. I swear I only cook this so I can sprinkle the traditional lemony, garlicky gremolata on top, which is a bit like ordering fish and chips because you like salt. (Make gremolata for all sorts of dishes, not just osso buco: it’s fantasti