One of winter's most loved dishes, lamb shanks fill the house with their delicious aroma as they bubble away to their falling-off-the-bone best. Here's a collection of our favourite shank recipes, from the simplest to the spice-infused, that are all sure to warm you up and chase any winter blues away.
Tajine Marocain-For the best stews, use lamb shanks simmered slowly on the bone. Here, Moroccan seasonings mingle for a bright balance of flavors: sweetness comes from dates and onions, and heat and spice from ginger and cumin This tagine is traditionally accompanied only by warm whole wheat pita or Arab flatbread
Braised Pork Shanks Recipe on Food & Wine Pork shanks, which come from the front leg of the pig, can be chewy when cooked incorrectly. When prepared properly, however, they become succulent and flavorful. Tim Love thinks the best way to cook them is in a long, slow braise, as in the recipe here. Don't let the liquid boil, he warns, or it will toughen the meat.