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pancetta Syllabification: pan·cet·ta
Pronunciation: /panˈCHedə/

Definition of pancetta in English:


Italian cured belly of pork.
Example sentences
  • Then, in a glass bowl, mix the ground pancetta and prosciutto with the ground Italian sausage.
  • Speck is smoke and herb cured and more closely resembles Prosciutto Crudo than regular pancetta.
  • I would seal them in hot fat, wrap each bird in fatty bacon or pancetta and roast till tender.


Italian, diminutive of pancio 'belly'.

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