Smoked Guanciale (Pork Cheek)
Guanciale is a cut of pork that is obtained from the cheek of the animal. It is a very tasty and fatty meat, perfect for the preparation of many dishes in Italian cuisine.
Guanciale is usually cured for a period of time that can vary from a few months to several years. During seasoning, guanciale loses some of its fat and acquires a more intense flavor.
Guanciale is a very versatile meat and can be used in many different ways. If you are looking for a flavorful and rich food, guanciale is the perfect choice for you.
Smoked pork cheek is ideal for stuffing pies. This cured meat is also great when pan seared to create appetizing salads. Pork cheek can be eaten raw, cut into thin slices and served as an appetizer. It can also be used to prepare pasta dishes, such as pasta carbonara or all'amatriciana. Guanciale can also be used to prepare main courses, such as gricia or baked chicken with guanciale.