Michele Anna Jordan's column in the PD mentioned that Claudio Valentini's pancetta and guanciale was available for sale at Traverso's market in Santa Rosa. Or would be as soon as new stocks arrived (it sold out fast). Has anyone tried it?
Our feature on how to make pancetta walks through the three steps: preparing, tying, and aging. In this video, former CHOW associate food editor Regan Burns tackles the tying, demonstrating the knots you should use to truss up your prepared pork belly.
Lemon rind adds a bit of bright flavor to this simple side dish of Pea, Pancetta, and Lemon Farfalle. Quick and so easy to throw together, this is a fantastic weeknight dinner side or a lovely last-minute contribution to any potluck scenario.