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Bought this very nice piece of pork belly for awhile and couldn’t wait to try out the roast pork recipe I found on Instagram. I was a bit hesitant to make it at first, afraid that I would mess it up (even though the recipe was foolproof). I decided to give it a shot since I would never know if I didn’t try.IMG_6977

The meat came out beautifully, except the skin was not thick enough for the crispiness, plus it was a bit on the salty side. These are the things I need to work on for my next piece of delicacy!IMG_6978Overall, it made it the dinner table tonight.IMG_6982

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Tonight we’re having ramen! With pork bones soup base, I’ve added a few tablespoons of miso paste to the soup to add that mild, earthy flavor. For the char siu, I bought a pork belly and slow cooked with five spice powder with a bit of everything, cooking wine, soy sauce, sugar, salt and fish sauce. It was absolutely divine! Lastly, I threw in whatever was in the frige (I know chives are not my boys favorite), but oh well…

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