Japanese Braised Pork Belly (Buta no kakuni) - Ang Sarap
Buta no kakuni or Braised Pork Belly is the Japanese counterpart of the Chinese braised belly, it is a pork dish made by slowly braised in a mix of soy sauce, sake, anise, ginger and sugar. The pork cut used is the belly; it is the same part used for bacon hence the layers of fat you see in the photo.