Butter in the pan with a dash of oil
Onion ready to cube
Garlic Granules (cheaper then the fresh ones)
Add some salt...
Grate the carrot in and I've had some frozen celery lingering in the freezer that I used
I love Pams! Good cheap soup mix
Pour in to the mix with some water added
Add in you bacon hock
Cube up your potatoes and add to the pot
Dice up some vege
I like using chicken stock...
...and beef stock coz' that's how I roll...
Add more water and let it simmer away for a while
Mmm soupy goodness
The skin will start to come away after awhile, then you know its time to take the bone out
Cut the meat off and in to pieces.. chuck back into the pot
Strip that baby bare!
This process takes a couple of hours
Serve with some bread the next day...
It always tastes nicer the next day.Hope that was helpful! Yummo!