Caldo De Puerco
2 pounds pork spareribs, cut in half crosswise and apart at bone
8 cups water
3 cups carrots, sliced
1 turnips, peeled and cubed
1 large onion, chopped
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 tablespoon salt
1 clove garlic, minced
1 teaspoon cumin seed
1/2 teaspoon anise seed
1/4 teaspoon pepper
4 to 5 cups shredded cabbage
Sprinkle ribs with salt and pepper. Arrange in shallow baking pan.
Bake at 450 F. for 25 minutes, until well browned. Pour off fat.
Transfer browned ribs to large saucepan. Add water, carrots, turnip,
onion, chili powder, salt, garlic, cumin, anise seed and pepper.
Bring to boil. Reduce heat and cover. Simmer for 2 hours until meat
is very tender. Skim fat. Stir in cabbage. Cook for 5-10 minutes