The classic accompaniment to osso buco is saffron risotto. This simple alternative takes only 15 minutes to prepare. Slideshow: Great Orzo Recipes
In a large skillet, bring the stock to a boil with a generous pinch of salt. Remove from the heat, add the saffron and let steep for 5 minutes. Return the chicken stock just to a boil. Add the orzo and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until the orzo is al dente and the stock has been absorbed, about 8 minutes. Remove from the heat, stir in the oil, season with salt and pepper and serve.
excellent! We picked up the Orzo in Greece last summer and finally had a chance to use it,