What Is Guanciale?

Guanciale is a type of cured pork fat used in Italian cuisine. What makes guanciale different from other types of bacon? Guanciale is a very fatty meat product that has been salted and smoked. It’s usually made from the belly of the pig. 1Guanciale is often confused with pancetta, but there are differences between the … Read more

Guanciale vs. Pancetta for Carbonara

Do you love carbonara? If so, then you need to try Guanciale! Guanciale is Italian pork jowl, also known as pancetta. It’s a delicious cured meat that has a distinct flavor and texture. It’s perfect for making pasta sauces and other dishes. I’m going to explain you how to make the best carbonara using guanciale … Read more

Guanciale vs. Pancetta (Similarities and Differences Explained)

Pancetta is often confused with guanciale. What’s the difference between these two Italian delicacies? Guanciale is a cured pork jowl, while pancetta is a salt-cured pork belly. Both are used in cooking but there are differences between the two. 1 In this blogpost I’m going to compare the similarities and differences between guanciale and pancetta. … Read more

How Long Does Guanciale Last?

Guanciale is a type of cured pork product. What makes guanciale different from other types of bacon is that it has been smoked and air dried. Guanciale can last anywhere between 3 months to 2 years depending on the brand and where you buy it from. I’m going to tell you exactly how long guanciale … Read more