ham hock


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Noun1.ham hock - a small cut of meat from the leg just above the footham hock - a small cut of meat from the leg just above the foot
leg - the limb of an animal used for food
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My ham hock terrine (PS6) was served with two warm slices of brioche toast and a little pot of plum chutney.
Choice of food: We ate off the fixed price menu, and for starters we had ham hock and roast chorizo terrine, spiced tomato marmalade, apple puree, croutes and Hazelnut and frangipani, caramel and Rich chocolate chocolate cherry also roast garlic foraged mushrooms, parmesan custard, toasted brioche & pinenut crumb with pine oil.
My partner was slightly less enthusiastic about her nevertheless enjoyable ham hock starter - a subtle, flakey meat that had deep gammony notes but may have become a little repetitious - married with a chutney boasting a pleasant ping and a slightly underwhelming cheese focaccia which was heavy and cake-like.
You can buy ham hock ready shredded from deli aisles at supermarkets, or chop up thick slices of your own.
On the starters menu you can have ham hock & chicken terrine, piccalilli pumpkin soup with chestnuts & old Winchester cheese and sourdough.
After cooking a ham hock dish on Monday's episode of Foolproof Cooking, the Bath-born star said: "You're left with the bone there, and I know who will like that," before an image of her black Labrador was shown on screen.
Expect to find staple winter dishes such as slow-cooked ham hock and vegetable stew, and a classic trio of Knitsley Farm sausages and mash.
HAM AND PEA SOUP (Serves 4-6) INGREDIENTS 300g split peas (green are traditional for this Finnish recipe, but yellow are fine) Pinch of bicarbonate of soda 1 small ham hock 1 onion, stuck with 2 cloves 2 bay leaves 1 blade of mace 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 1tbsp hot mustard 100ml whipping or double cream (optional) Freshly ground black pepper METHOD SOAK the peas overnight in a big bowl of cold water with a pinch of bicarbonate of soda - bicarb helps to soften pulses.