Definition of best end in English:

best end


  • [mass noun] The rib end of a neck of lamb or other meat.

    • ‘You need best end of neck lamb chops but don't over-trim them; leave a little fat on for flavour.’
    • ‘France, Italy, and C. Europe are the home region of veal escalopes, thin round or oval pieces cut from the loin, leg, or best end.’
    • ‘Main courses included best end of lamb with shallot purée and rosemary jus, and daube of beef with pomme purée and root vegetables.’
    • ‘Ten years ago you would never have seen best end of lamb in that kind of marinade.’
    • ‘Order a day or two ahead, and ask specifically for a six to eight-chop pork loin from the best end, chined, with the rib bones trimmed as for rack of lamb, and the rind vertically scored.’