Guanciale: where to buy

by fthrmulcahy 5 years ago

Anyone know where to buy guanciale on Long Island? Preferably central Suffolk, but anywhere will do. Beggars can't be choosers! Thanks...

Pancetta and Guanciale

by spiffcleanser 10 months ago

I really have two questions. The first is where to find the best pancetta and guanciale in the Boston area. This second is whether anyone has any experiences to share making their own and where the...

Guanciale in Toronto?

by Maggiemck 3 years ago

Just got back from Umbria Italy and am desperately trying to find Guanciale (cured pork cheek) for making pasta all’amatriciana. I’ve tried pancetta and bacon but they don’t come close. Does anyone...

Carbonara Day - April 6, 2019

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Gambero Rosso has announced the third annual edition of #CarbonaraDay for Saturday, April 6, 2019. What's your version of this iconic dish? Please post a photo here if you make it this weekend....

Where to find guanciale in the Triangle?

by jnwall 2 years ago

Any thoughts? I've tried Capri Flavors in Cary. They said they used to carry it but don't now. Southern Season did not have it when I checked there.

Smithfield Hickory Smoked Sliced Pork Jowl Bacon

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

Visiting Palm Springs last month, I stopped at the Stater Brothers market in TwentyNine Palms on the way back from Joshua Tree to pick up some groceries. Intending to buy salt pork, I spotted Smith...

Difference in taste between guanciale and pancetta?

by pegasis0066 8 years ago

I used guanciale in my carbonara last night for the first time. Maybe my pallet isn't refined enough but I am not sure I could discern a difference between it and the pancetta I buy. And if I did...

ISO: pork jowl

by biggreenmatt 5 years ago

Hi, all: Looking to make some guanciale for a supper I'm throwing late next month, and I was wondering if anyone was aware if anyone happened to stock pork jowl, pref from heritage swine. Und...

Guanciale in Austin

by pbeach 13 years ago

One of the posts about Primizie reminded me — I,too, am on a quest for guanciale to make bucatini all'amatriciana. I heard Mandola's had it, went, was told them were temporarily out and had to sett...

Best Carbonara in town

by ceb 9 years ago

Inspired by the "Best Bolognese in town" thread, who serves a knock-out carbonara? I love Sportello's, but they don't always have it on the menu. Prezza's was meh, and too many resto's serve a crea...

Bucatini Alla Gricia recipe, please

by Tatyana Gourov 19 years ago

Ever since I tried this dish at Lupa, I can't seem to stop craving it. It appears to be a simple recipe: guanciale, onions, ground black pepper (possibly chicken stock?, pecorino. But does anyone...

Guanciale (cured pig jowl) anywhere?

by Nicola 19 years ago

Does anyone know any butcher shop in Chicago where one could buy guanciale? Guanciale (cured pig jowl) is the basic ingredient for various Italian pasta dishes, such as Carbonara or Amatriciana. Ab...

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