Shin For The Something Savoury Challenge

Something Savoury Challenge Shin

I am posting the challenge today, instead of tomorrow morning as I have a community post scheduled for this evening which will have to double up as my Saturday post. Last week I issued the Regional and Seasonal Challenge which includes a give away – do go and take a look at it! This week the challenge is to cook something savoury using shin.

Osso Bucco

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This link back will close next Friday but you can do the challenge anytime you want and I will include you in the round up.


Shin comes from the foreshank of beef. It needs a lot of cooking with a fair amount of moisture. This is due to it being tough. Use when making beef bourguignon or mince to make ground beef. It is a great ingredient for soups and stocks. Even though veal is traditionally used to make osso bucco, I use shin. The challenge here is to create a dish using this cut of beef.

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