Pork Belly

How to Cook Pig Skin for Football Season

Football season is synonymous with tailgating, and the Super Bowl culminates in the most epic spread of them all. Cue copious batches of dips, wings, guac, and chili. Or, for something a little different...

How long can I hang a 500g prosciutto?

by billy198621 19 days ago

I've made a 500g prosciutto (pork belly) I cured it in salt and herbs for 36 hours and now I am hanging it in my refrigerator for the next 6 weeks or until it loses about 30% of its water content.....

Taladwat from the People who Brought you Pure Thai

by thegforceny 2 months ago

I've been on a Thai food kick for about 5 years now. (Before that it was Mexican, for about 10.) I had heard about Taladwat somewhere, so put it on my list. Running errands on 9th Avenue Saturd...

Substitute for Okara (soy bean pulp)

by ulurujamman 6 months ago

Hi, I'm trying to make a recipe for buta no kakuni I found in an issue of the Japanese magazine Dancyu; at one point it calls for the pork belly to be simmered for 2 hours together with a quanti...

pork belly for sausage making?

by j8715 8 years ago

anyone tried fat from the belly vs back fat in making fresh sausage?

What to do with sliced pork belly?

by ChervilGeorge 4 years ago

I purchased what I thought was bacon but when I got home realized it was not bacon but pork belly. I now have 5lbs of pork belly! Ugh. I can't make bacon with it because I don't have a smoker an...

Thin-cut pork belly

by katecm 7 years ago

At the Asian market, I got some very thin-cut pork belly slices. They're in the freezer now and I don't know what to do with them. Too thin to braise? Can I sauté?

Where to Buy Pork Belly in DC Metro

by jac0077 10 years ago

I have seen some other threads on this but nothing great. Two questions: 1. Is the pork belly sold at Asian markets just as good as at a butcher shop? 2. Has anyone purchased pork belly at any...

Very thin, fairly lean pork belly--How to cook?

by ninrn 1 year ago

Hi, I know that someone asked this question before, but all the answers seem to have been referring to thinly sliced pork belly and not pork belly that's just thin. I have some pieces of fairly ...

Pork Belly for bacon curing

by joannpeach 1 year ago

I'm new to the area and would like to find out where I can source pork belly (sans skin) to cure for bacon?

Where can I buy Pork Belly in PDX ?

by centavocnf 2 years ago

Was thinking Barbur Foods, or Gartners ( where one calls to order it...) anywhere else? I only need about 5 lbs... Thanks folks!

Hunan Bacon

by BIM 11 years ago

Does anyone out there remember Henry Chung's original restaurant on Kearny in Chinatown - late 70's I guess...and on the menu they had this dish called simply, I think, Hunan bacon. It consisted o...

Best Butcher for Charcuterie Meat?

by larrysteeze 1 year ago

I live in the Newton/Waltham (MA) area and have been looking for either a good butcher or a good farm in the area that I'll be able to get high quality meat to cure. I've been having a tough time a...

Crispy Pork Belly -- What is the role of vinegar?

by iPat 2 years ago

I see quite a number of recipes for crispy pork belly/pork crackling that ask you to rub vinegar/lemon juice on the skin to make it crisp. What exactly does the vinegar do to the pork skin? Can ...

* Porchetta *...Slow Roasted with Crispy Crackling Skin... and Pictures

by fourunder 6 years ago

So for a change from the usual straight Roast Pork Roasts I have been making of late….I thought I would liven things up and make something with more than just Kosher Salt and Fresh Cracked Pepper…m...

Where to send a pork belly to be smoked for bacon?

by mjbythebay 2 years ago

Hi, we are buying a half pig from Baron's Meats on Church St. in San Francisco. Unfortunately, they don't offer smoking services, so are going to have a pork belly that we would prefer to have smok...

Dongpo Pork, "Land of Fish and Rice"

by dekokisindekitchen 2 years ago

So I stopped in at Venezia's on Germantown Pike to see if they had any pork bellies with skin on. As it happened, they were sent some by mistake and I happily grabbed two pounds, took it home and p...

Ping's Bistro: Hunan in Fremont

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Ping's Bistro opened a year ago. I first became aware of it when I stumbled on photos of some dishes on an incomplete website http://blog.findkeeper.co/#blog . I was struck by the artfulness of the...

Advice Needed! Pork Belly Confit Still Good After Two Months In Refrigerator?

by Franzisaurus_Rex 3 years ago

FOOD BRETHREN! I need some advice. I have one last piece of pork belly confit in the fridge. I brined these bitches for about 5 days (brine included pink curing salt), vacuum sealed the squares ...

Does vegetarian pork belly exist?? Hmmm....

by codychop 8 years ago

I'm just tossing an idea around in my head-- I am making pork belly momofuku style buns for my chinese new years party- and was wondering if something similar could be made ... but vegetarian!!?? ...

Porchetta Question

by WasatchWanderer 3 years ago

Seasons Greetings to everyone. I am assembling a Porchetta for Christmas Eve dinner, and I have a question about the pork belly. I'm finding it nearly impossible to track down a skin-on pork belly...