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