Cooked until they are fall-apart tender, lamb shanks are a full-flavoured but tougher cut of meat that need slow, gentle braising to transform them into a comforting winter meal. It can also be made up to two days ahead.
It could be said that this gyro classic is a little over the top, but what's not to love about a sandwich stuffed with roast pork and hot chips? We've made small pita for this recipe, but shop-bought will work fine. Start this recipe a day ahead to dry the pork skin.