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Rafute (Pork Belly in Okinawan Shochu and Raw Sugar)

27 days ago   |   By Saveur

Rafute-salty-sweet fatty pork from the island of Okinawa. Rafute is the Okinawan version of simmered pork belly, flavored with kokuto, a locally produced raw sugar, as well as dashi and awamori, a distinctive spirit distilled from rice inoculated with black koji. These regional ingredients give the festive recipe a bolder flavor than kakuni, the pork belly dish more common elsewhere in Japan which swaps kokuto and awamori for mirin and sake. In Hawaii, which has a high number of Okinawan immigrants, cooks use brown sugar, sake, and chicken broth for a version of the dish that they call...
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Simmer Your Pork Belly in Smoky Raw Sugar and Okinawan Shochu

Simmer Your Pork Belly in Smoky Raw Sugar and Okinawan Shochu

27 days ago   |   By Saveur

Get the recipe for Rafute Some of the world's greatest dishes demand a nip of wine or spirits to reach their full potential. Welcome to Splash in the Pan, where writer and drinks expert Tammie Teclemariam teaches you how to bring them to life. Okinawan cuisine is notably distinct from that of mainland Japan, shaped by a subtropical climate, indigenous culture, and history of foreign occupation. Pigs have been cultivated on the island for millenia, and there's an expression that “Okinawans use every part of the pig except the squeal,” exemplified in dishes like soki soup, using rib, and...
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