This post is not going to appeal to my Muslim friends so I will catch you up next post with my latest craft favs.
It has occurred to me that there is a generations below me in Australia have had very little experience with cheaper cuts of meat and are very adverse to using them.
Come to think of it this is not going to appeal to my vegetarian friends either.
The ham hocks cost around $3 each from the butcher and one will easily feed a family of four cooked in this way. Other traditional additions to this type of casserole are split peas and dried beans.