Recipe photo: Simple lentil and bacon soup
This ham hock terrine recipe is a great starter or buffet item for a large gathering as it can be made in advance.
Ham hock, cider and green peppercorn pie: This is a delicious, warming pie. If you want to skip cooking the ham hocks, some butchers and supermarkets sell them ready-cooked at the deli counter.
Lentil and Ham Shank Soup -- definitely need to simmer ham hock for 2 hours, then cut off skin and then change water or significantly dilute it with fresh water. DO NOT add salt to the vegetables when sauteeing them.ham hock is super salty.
Brazilian Black Bean Stew (Feijoada) Brazil’s National Dish!