Category : International Cuisine
Author : Nilo
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Date : 06/07/2003
1 large pork hock (pata about 1 kg.)1/2 cup vinegar1 tbsp minced garlic1/2 cup soy sauce1/2 cup water1/2 cup dried banana blossoms, soaked in 1/2 cup water4 tbsps. brown sugar1 pc bay leaf10 peppercornssalt to tastevetsin
Clean pork hock and cut into serving pieces. Boil in vinegar, garlic, peppercorns, and water. Add the banana blossoms including the water used in soaking. Simmer until the pork hocks are tender, adding water as needed. Stir once in a while to prevent from sticking. Add the soy sauce and sugar. Boil for a few minutes more. Add the vetsin and salt to taste. Serve hot. Makes 4 to 6 servings.
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