Guanciale: Expedient Ingredient Episode 3 – Guanciale is perhaps the king of the Italian cured pork meats that includes pancetta, prosciutto, salami and, of course, American bacon. Pork fat serves as a seasoning element or flavor enhancer in Italian and Tuscan cuisine where some recipes have no substitute for guanciale. Learn all about Guanciale in the latest episode of Expedient Ingredient. Discover how guanciale is made, where it was derived and common recipes where guanciale is an essential ingredient.
The Expedient Ingredient video series from POV Italian Cooking features 2 – 4 minute videos covering an ingredient, seasoning, spice or food item from Italian cuisine.