Ventrèche - French Pancetta
Small / 1 Piece (12 oz)
Ventrèche, or French pancetta, is pork belly rolled and cured with salt, pepper, and garlic. This traditional pork product is a vital ingredient in cassoulet, and when cubed or sliced brings rich porky flavor to pasta, soup, eggs, stew, and vegetables.
Just the facts
- Dry-cured with salt (contains nitrites)
- Sold in an uncooked state
- Product of USA
- Remove plastic casing/wrapping before eating
- For best taste, use within 3-5 days of receipt and/or by the expiration date on the package
Cooking & Serving
Cooking Methods: Sauté, Pan-Fry, Braise, Stew
Cooking Tips: Use our ventrèche as you would pancetta. Cut into lardons and sauté then toss into salads, pastas, egg dishes, or casseroles. Use as a base for a braise or slice paper thin to bard a roast. Add a large chunk of whole ventrèche to stock while cooking dried beans, soups, or stews.