Pancetta is an Italian bacon made of pork belly meat that is salt cured and spiced with black pepperr and sometimes other spices. Pancetta in Italy is often consumed raw.
PancettaFor cooking, it is often cut into cubes .In Italy, pancetta is commonly served as a cold cut, sliced thin and eaten. Pancetta, the Italian version of bacon, is made by seasoning a pork belly side with salt and lots of pepper, curling it into a tight roll, and wrapping it in a casing to hold the shape. It’s cured, but it isn’t smoked.