This seems to be the most traditional and doable recipe, but let me make it first before I confirm that. Where can I buy "ham hocks"?
crispy schweinshaxe recipe pork knuckle ham hock
Slow Cook Pork Hock Stew or Slow Cooked Pata is something that I look forward to during weekends, especially on chilly days.
Schweinshaxe recipe - Bavarian Roasted Pork Knuckle. This one requires a rub, rest in the fridge overnight, and roasting covered and uncovered for crispy cracking skin.