The following explanation is verbatim from Wikipedia quote: A ham hock is the joint between the tibia/fibula and the metatarsals of the foot, where the foot was attached to the hog's leg. It is the portion of the leg – also known as pork knuckle – that is neither part of the ham proper nor the foot or ankle, but rather the extreme shank end of the leg bone and the associated skin, fat, tendons, and muscle.....
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Pizza is Italian. It also became American when the first Italians started emigrating to the United States and in my opinion these American pizzas have become better that the Italian basically by the addition of the famous "Pepperoni" sausage and Jalapeño pepper slices. Unfortunately the Greeks use yellow cheeses which are very heavy and nauseating. Greek modern cuisine has evolved using other ingredients such as pastries (special phyllos). An example of nouvelle Greek cuisine is the Greek type pizza using a different kind of pastry and different cheeses.