Roast Belly Pork

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By Ken Hom

Published 1998

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Pork is the ‘red meat’ of Chinese cuisine and is served to celebrate very special occasions. For example, before we would set off to visit our ancestors’ shrines close by the Buddhist temple, in Chicago, my mother would send me to the local Chinese grocery to pick up a piece of roast pig that would be part of our offering to our ancestors. If I arrived early enough in the morning, I could smell t