Tag archive for ‘Pancetta’
salumeria cured Italian meat
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 27th, 2018

Vero Italiano: la salumeria

The third instalment in Mario Matassa’s new series uncovering the secrets of Italian food involves a trip to the deli counter to discover exactly why cured meats are so cherished by the Italian nation Photos by More...

Bucatini with pancetta, tomato and chilli
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Bucatini with Pancetta, Tomato and Chilli

Mario Matassa’s take on bucatini all’amatriciana is a classic from Amatrice in Lazio. Puritans argue that the dish must be made using guanciale (cured pork cheek), but pancetta makes a fine substitute Serves 4 Preparation More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Pizza with Radicchio and Parmesan Cheese

Radicchio is a popular vegetable in Italian cooking and its intense flavour pairs well with traditional pizza ingredients such as cheese and pancetta. The bright red leaves also make a dish all the more attractive More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Risotto with Pancetta and Leeks

Risotto con Pancetta e Porri The taste of pancetta is very distinctive and quite different from bacon. Fortunately it is very widely available these days, so you really should not have any trouble finding it. If More...