osso buco

noun
os·​so bu·​co | \ ˌō-sō-ˈbü-(ˌ)kō How to pronounce osso buco (audio) , ˌȯ-sō- \
variants: or less commonly osso bucco

Definition of osso buco

: a dish of veal shanks braised with vegetables, white wine, and seasoned stock

Examples of osso buco in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Try the homemade ravioli with osso buco and roast gravy, or ask about the daily specials. Simeon Hall Jr., Bon Appétit, 19 Oct. 2021 Each dinner includes your choice of starter, a traditional turkey plate, six-hour osso buco or pan-roasted black bass. Jenn Harris Senior Food Writer, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2020 One of Cava’s most popular dishes, pork osso buco simmered with onions and carrots and served with garlic mashed potatoes, also made the cut. Beth D'addono, NOLA.com, 2 Nov. 2020 Josine orders the veal rollatini and Günter the osso buco. Stephen O’connor, Harper's Magazine, 27 Apr. 2020 The longtime Houston spot is offering a to-go eats at its current outpost, including its famed osso buco. Darla Guillen Gilthorpe, Houston Chronicle, 12 Apr. 2020 Cut the osso buco in cubes and coat it in the breadcrumb mixture. Alisha Prakash, Travel + Leisure, 6 Apr. 2020 Enjoy beautifully prepared Italian dishes — Parma ham with buffalo mozzarella, homemade ravioli filled with spinach and ricotta, lamb osso buco served with a four-cheese risotto — as Giuseppe works his way around the dining room. Paige Mcclanahan, New York Times, 5 Mar. 2020 Specialties like tomahawk steaks are on hand, and special orders for porterhouse, bison tenderloin, long-bone veal for osso buco, and others can be filled in 24 hours or a couple of days at most. Dallas News, 29 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of osso buco

1908, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for osso buco

Italian ossobuco veal shank, literally, pierced bone

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The first known use of osso buco was in 1908

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26 Oct 2021

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“Osso buco.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osso%20buco. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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