Throughout most of Southeast Asia, pork is thoroughly enjoyed – and I mean savoured – from trotters to snout. In recipes such as this, everything depends upon the cooking technique and the seasonings even more than usual.
In this, one of my favourite Thai dishes, pork belly provides a prosaic foundation for a special treat. The pork is cooked twice so that it is at once both crispy and slightly chewy, with the taste of chilli and other spices in each morsel. It makes a delicious mea