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#1 Sun 04 Nov 12 11:35am

BritFinn

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Occupation Opiskelija
From Finland
Member since Thu 26 Aug 10

Pigs trotters - ideas please

I recently became the proud owner of half a pig, which is now residing happily in the freezer, ready to delight us over the coming months.  The only thing that is a little thought provoking is what to do with the trotters.  I've never used them before, and would appreciate your words of wisdom.

Many thanks BF

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#2 Sun 04 Nov 12 1:05pm

Pakman

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From Estonia
Member since Tue 06 Oct 09

Re: Pigs trotters - ideas please

My mom and grandma used to make sült (headcheese...err...meat jello  big_smile ).

Here's a recipe but google translate doesn't do so well.
http://translate.google.ee/translate?hl … Fid%3D7838

This is more like what my family does...once again the translation is funny
http://translate.google.ee/translate?hl … Fsult.html

The sült is good with a splash of vinager and/or a little horseradish also as after a shot of Vodka but maybe something like this is more practical.
http://www.soulfoodandsoutherncooking.c … ecipe.html

Good luck I have never tried to cook them my self. crossed

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