Guanciale with Black Pepper 1.83 LB


Key Product Features

Italian Guanciale is named after the hog’s cheek, or guancia in Italian. This deli-specialty is gently flavored with sea salt and spices to reach a balanced taste. Skin has been completely removed so that you can use the Levoni's Guanciale right out of the package with maximum yield.

The name Guanciale derives from the Italian word “guancia” (“cheek” in English), a part of the pork neck, which is salted. The salted and seasoned Guanciale, has always accompanied the shepherds of Middle Italy during the transhumance; easy to preserve, savory and nutrient it was together with matured cheese their ordinary meal. In the Levoni’s version it has no rind and it’s not seasoned, but instead it’s cooked and flavored with black pepper.

Italian pork meat, sea salt, sugar, black pepper, white pepper, sodium ascorbate, sodium nitrite, seasoning (maltodextrin and extracts of cinnamon and black pepper).

It can be served as is or used as an ingredient in Italian pasta recipes such as Spaghetti alla Carbonara, or in bean, green, and lentil dishes.

For over a century, Levoni has been synonymous with top quality deli meats, delicious recipes that tell the whole tradition of Italian charcuterie.

The art of producing deli meats has been handed down in Levoni's family for four generations, and it’s a responsibility that they continue to honor today.

All of their recipes stem from pigs born, bred and processed in Italy, and from premium quality meats that are carefully selected and processed. The use of spices - which make the most of their taste and extol their quality - bears witness to this company's respect for the raw materials.

Together with the greatest Italian flavorists, Levoni has developed the best mixtures of spices fully respecting the traditional recipes of the different Italian regions. The finest spices, their daily grinding and the use of the best natural flavorings are a key part of their creations of excellence.