Guanciale is dry cured pork cheek coated in black pepper. Hugely versatile with an incredible flavour profile, it works beautifully in pasta recipes, or simply thinly sliced on a salumi platter. It can also add a depth of flavour to stocks or dishes which use pork products like bacon or pancetta as a base. it makes for a perfect carbonara! Frequently used in fine dining, cheek is certainly the cut of the future. Our butcher is based 20 miles from Florence and has 40 years experience producing this epic cut.
Storage tip: once open, wrap in cling film and store in the freezer
Things to know before you buy
- Ingredients : Pork (made with 140g Pork per 100g finished product),Salt,Spices,Natural Flavourings,Antioxidant : Ascorbic Acid,Preservative:Potassium Nitrate. Nutrition : Typical Values as Sold per100g : Energy 2319/563kj/kcal, Fat 58.0g, Of which saturates 19.0 g, Carbohydrate <0.5g, Of which Sugars <0.5g, Protein10.0 g, Salt 1.7g.ÿ
- Comes vacuum packed consume within 45 days.
- For best taste consume within 3 days of opening.