Pancetta (Italian pronunciation: [panˈt͡ʃetːa]) is Italian, Croatian and Slovenian bacon. It is pork belly meat that is salt cured and contains peppercorns. Associated with Italy, pancetta varies by region. It is often cubed, as lardon. It is also produced in Spain.
prepared with sliced rolled pancetta
Pancetta can be rolled or straight, typically with all the fat on one side. It is cubed for rendering or adding directly to dishes for flavor and richness, sliced thin for serving on its own, or blocked for employing as lardons.
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