Cabbage Stew with Pork Belly and Dried Pears
Chop the pears. Heat cider in a pot and pour over the pears. Let stand. Trim cabbage, rinse and chop. Trim, rinse and chop soup vegetables. Peel and dice onion. Heat oil in a large saucepan. Sauté onion until soft. Add cabbage and sauté for 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Add soup vegetables and pears. Pour in broth and bring to a boil. Add pork and boiled sausages. Cook over moderate heat for 50-60 minutes. Season soup with salt and pepper. Slice pork belly into pieces and serve with the stew.