Melt in your mouth goodness. Part of the Nagasaki tradition of shippoku cooking (Cooking influenced by Chinese and Western styles)
The name refers to pork belly stewed in a Chinese style and is a must-have in the Shippoku style cooking of Nagasaki. Pork belly is stewed until very tender, and is named after the Chinese poet Touba who is said to have loved this dish very much. It is tender, sweet and very unctuous. Shippoku cooking is an indigenous Nagasaki style of cooking influenced by Chinese and Western style and is usually enjoyed by all diner sitting around a round, Chinese style table.