How To Eat Pancetta
Pancetta is made with pork belly that has been salt cured and spiced. Eating Pancetta is a treat for sure! It is an Italian specialty and whenever there is an occasion Pancetta is always served. Almost every restaurant in the country serves this dish. There are various ways in which you may eat Pancetta. My grand momâs Pancetta recipe is a personal favorite.
Things required for eating Pancetta
lb. pork belly, cut into serving pieces
1 cup water
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/3 cup vinegar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp. pepper or 1 tsp. peppercorns
1 tsp. oil
Salt to taste
3 potatoes, peeled and quartered (optional)
Hard-boiled eggs (optional)
How to Eat Pancetta
Step 1: In order to enjoy Pancetta first mix all ingredients in a big pot and bring to a boil. Simmer it for about an hour or until pork belly is tender. You may wish to adjust the taste according to your style and liking.
Step 2: You may add some potatoes and hard-boiled eggs. Potatoes usually cook for about 15 minutes. Whether soft or just tender to bite, add it halfway of the cooking time.
Step 3: Let the eggs sit for a few minutes before itâs done to let the sauces cover it.
Step 4: If you are using bay leaf and peppercorns, remove them just before serving. Serve hot with rice. To really complete the experience, drink soju and enjoy!