Make deep gashes into the fatty side and let dry out overnight in the fridge. This will help ensure that the skin gets crispy.
Slather the sesame chili oil over the entire belly. Roast at 500F for about 20mins and then turn down at 280F for 3 hours. The belly will be oh so tender and crispy, and fall apart with a gentle prod.
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From the catalogue (which is online here):
Lovely Autumnal tart and very simple to make. Roast butternut squash for about an hour in the oven with some olive oil til it gets very soft, about 50 mins at 380F. You can make your life much easier by buying the squash already cut up in cubes at the market. In the meantime, defrost a sheet of puff pastry and lay it out on a cookie sheet. Also, fry sage leaves in olive oil for about 10 seconds and set aside.
Once the squash is cooked, smash it with a fork, add a dash of salt and pepper, and spread it over the puff pastry. Sprinkle the sage leaves on top and bake the tart at about 350F for 25 minutes.