Pork Belly is the boneless cut that remains after the loin and spareribs are removed. Pork belly comes from a hog’s belly’ or underside after the loin and spareribs have been removed. Fresh pork belly is succulent and richly flavorful and is often served in small portions. Pork belly is at its best and is most tender when prepared using a slow cooking method, such as braising. Pork belly is a popular menu item among restaurant chefs who appreciate its versatility, flavor, and texture.
Cooking Pork Belly - There are multiple ways to cook pork belly if you aren’t going to use it to make homemade bacon. Common methods include roasting, smoking, and searing, and can be used as the main feature or enhancement to any menu.