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Pancetta Flat - Puopolo

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$11.40

This pancetta has an authentic balance of flavour and texture.

Additional information

Weight200 g
Brand

Puopolo

Cut

Thick Slices

Note

*available thin-sliced, or whole/half piece on request (from 500g)

This product will be send chilled, in Thermo insulated packaging. Keep refrigerated. Cured meat and cheese maintain theirs freshens up to months, for the best we recommend opening within 30 days since package shipment confirmation. Once open the vacuum pack can be consumed within 2 weeks while keeping refrigerated and well sealed. For any additional info visit our FAQ page.

The delicious key ingredient to creating stunning dishes! Thick slices are perfect for pasta sauces, risotto, vegetable saute, etc. Thin slices for antipasto, sandwiches and roll up around vegetables or meat to create amazing meat roast and saltimbocca!

Pancetta is not often found in Australia, as per government restriction it cannot be imported. Luckily for us here we have amazing curers that have kept the traditions and the passion of their Italian roots for all are to enjoy!

Why this brand

Puopolo

The secret to making delicious cured meat travelled far many years ago with Vintangelo. When he migrated to Australia in the 1960s, he brought with him centuries-old recipes, unique to Southern Italy and the art of traditional food making. A legacy well transferred and not misplaced in his descendant’s hands who still run the family business Puopolo, in Victoria.

How to use it

Before cutting it into slices or cubes cut and discard the brown/orange rim (pork skin) that will be only on one side.

Dry-cured whole pork belly, infused with classic herbs and spices and aged for 40 days. Pancetta means ”little belly” and is used to create the world-famous Amatriciana and Carbonara when Guanciale is not available. It’s also added in Ragu’ Alla Bolognese sauce to give a smoky meat flavour to the sauce. A mamma’s trick is to keep in the freezer strips of pancetta to have them always available for quick last-minute pasta sauces.

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