Slow-roast Pork Belly with Celeriac & Pear Mash

 

Soft tender pork with crisp crackling is a treat enough, but contrast with sweet mash for extra indulgence

What you will need

1½ kg pork belly, skin scored

3 rosemary sprigs, leaves stripped Rosemary rose-mar-ee Rosemary's intense, fragrant aroma has traditionally been paired with lamb, chicken and game…

2 tsp coarse sea salt crystals

10 black peppercorns

purple sprouting broccoli, steamed, to serve Purple sprouting broccoli pur-pel spr-ow-ting brok-o-lee This untidy-looking, colourful cousin of broccoli can be used in much the same way. Leafier and…

750g celeriac, cubed Celeriac sell-air-e-ak The unsung hero of the vegetable world, knobbly, odd-shaped celeriac has a subtle, celery-like…

1 large potato, cubed Potato po-tate-oh The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

2 ripe pears, peeled and cubed Pear pair Like apples, to which they are related, pears come in thousands of varieties, of which only a…

3 tbsp double cream

large knob of butter Butter butt-err Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

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