A Filipino original pork dish made by braising ham hocks in a vinegar, soy sauce and sugar mixture until they're tender and the sauce is gelatinous and thick.
Ingredients:2 lbs pork leg (pata), sliced crosswise
3 cloves garlic, crushed
½ cup soy sauce
3 tbsp vinegar
½ cup brown sugar
1 pack dried banana blossoms, soaked in water
3 pieces bay leaves (dried)
1 tbsp whole pepper corn
Pour water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add whole pepper corn, dried bay leaves soy sauce and garlic then wait for the mixture to boil again. Place sliced pork leg and simmer for an hour and a half or until tender. Add vinegar and simmer for 10 minutes. Place the banana blossoms in and simmer for 5 minutes. Add the brown sugar and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes.Serve.