Pork cheek with crispy ham hock bon bon, crushed swede and mustard apple compote

Ingredients

Fruit & Vegetables

  • 1/2 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 carrot, finely diced
  • 2 shallots, finely diced
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 1/2 garlic clove, sliced
  • 5 red apples, peeled and chopped
  • 1 swede, diced to 1cm
  • 2 baby carrots

Fresh Meat

  • 8 pork cheeks
  • 1 ham hock
  • 1 slice of pig skin, 10 x 15cm

Spices & Dried Herbs

  • 1 star anise
  • 2 cardamom pods, crushed
  • 1/2 fennel, finely sliced
  • 100g of ginger, thinly sliced
  • 2 star anise
  • 2 cloves
  • 3 peppercorns

Store Cupboard

  • 1 tsp black peppercorns
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 60ml of fish sauce
  • 1 tsp grain mustard
  • 2 eggs
  • 50g of flour
  • 80g of Panko breadcrumbs (1)
  • salt
  • 10g of grain mustard
  • salt
  • 5g of grain mustard
  • salt

Salad & Fresh Herbs

  • 2 sprigs of fresh thyme, chopped
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 2 lemon grass stalks
  • 1 sprig of fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 1 tbsp of chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp of flat-leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 handful of pea shoots

Oils & Vinegars

  • 50ml of olive oil
  • 1 dash of rice wine vinegar
  • vegetable oil
  • vegetable oil

Beverages

  • 75ml of brandy
  • 100ml of white wine, reduced to 50ml
  • 200ml of ruby port
  • 150ml of red wine

Cooking Sauces

  • 60ml of light soy sauce
  • 1000ml of brown chicken stock

Dairy

  • 1 knob of butter
  • 20g of butter