Here is a very simplified version of the classic Vietnemese sandwich, starting with a good quality Mayonnaise on the base of the baguette, adding the pulled pork, then layering an Asian 'slaw with grated carrot, cucumber, chopped fresh coriander & sweet chilli sauce and finishing with the all-important Hoi Sin sauce ...
Recipe for Pulled Pork
A slow roast is key to get the right flavour and consistency of this dish
1 cup smoked paprika
1 cup soft brown sugar
1 cup salt
2 kilos of pork shoulder
Preheat your oven to 150 degrees C, 300 degrees F or Gas mark 2.
Mix the dry rub together in a big bowl and coat the pork in it - ensuring that you cover all sides.
Put in a roasting tin and cook for 3-4 hours.
Cool overnight and using 2 forks, pull the meat apart into strips.