Smoked pork belly meat seasoned with salt, pepper, herbs and spices and cured. The flavour is mildly sweet and aromatic, which makes for a very versatile product when cooking.
Salumificio La Rocca is recognized as one of the most attentive custodians of the Emiliana pork-butchers’ tradition for the production of Salumi Piacentini. We have been working with them for years and have visited them many times to learn more about their techniques.
Pancetta is often used in risottos, stews and soups as it brings a salty depth of flavour to the dish. Thinly sliced, it can be wrapped around meat, including chicken breasts, roulades and skewers, in a similar way to prosciutto or bacon, and is often used to enrich saut̩ed vegetables.