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pork belly with taro

Braised pork belly with taro (芋头扣肉) – How to make in 4 steps

This Chinese braised pork belly with taro is an exceptional dish. Why? Because the pork belly is served up-ended, The pork and taro are cooked in a braising liquid in a deep bowl and inverted on a plate to serve. This action is called 扣 (means turn upside down, pronounced as ‘kao’), and meat is called 肉…

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Roast pork recipe- Chinese style (烧肉)

Roast pork is the classic Cantonese recipe that will satisfy even the most critical connoisseur. Chinese roast pork is famous for its crackling skin and the aromatic meat. Chinese roast pork is so popular in Asia that there are chefs specialized in roasting pork in restaurants. However, it is already a daunting task to roast…

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Braised pork belly recipe – Chinese style (Dong Po Rou)

Braised pork belly or Dong Po Rou (东坡肉) is an iconic traditional Chinese braised pork belly recipe of Hangzhou (杭州), created by Su Dong Po, a famous scholar, writer, poet, calligrapher, gastronome, and court official of the Song dynasty. Over the centuries, this dish has become very popular, and once you taste it, you’ll know…

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