The Textural Allure of Meat Floss

Sean Kenniff

Pork floss. Meat floss. Meat wool. No matter what you call it, it sounds fantastical or even made up if you’ve never eaten or cooked with the stuff, but for many Asian American chefs it’s evocative of childhood snacking. “When I was a child, we would always have a jar of it next to the kitchen table. If I was hungry, I would just reach in and grab a big handful,” says Richard Ho...