Marrowbone Crumble

Marrowbone CrumbleHarry Weir

It's always exciting to try cooking with an ingredient you haven't used before. If you have never cooked with marrowbone, try your hand at these two recipes 

Marrowbone Crumble

This dish, which can be served as a starter or side, is very easy to do and is a good introduction to bone marrow. You need a good, reputable butcher to keep the marrowbone for you. Get your butcher to halve them for you. Soak the marrowbones in cold water first to loosen them up.

Roasted Bone Marrow with Oxtail

This is a perfect example of nose-to-tail cooking. It is difficult to split the bone length ways so, if your butcher can’t do this, circles will do instead.