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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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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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