- Preheat the oven to Gas mark 4-5, 180-190˚C, 350-375˚F.
- Take the flat piece of belly, dry the rind and score deeply with a sharp knife. Rub the rind all over with Chinese five spice, oil and salt. Line a shallow roasting pad with foil and place the pork onto the foil and tuck around the joint.
- Open roast for 2 hours. When cooked, allow the pork to rest for 10 minutes before serving.
- The apple sauce; place all ingredients into a small pan with lid. Simmer with lid on for about 10 minutes until the cooking apples are fluffy. Mix well together and put to one side.