pancetta(redirected from Pancheta)
Italian bacon that has been cured in salt and spices and then air-dried.
[Italian, diminutive of pancia, belly, from Latin pantex, pantic-.]
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pancetta(pænˈtʃɛtə; Italian panˈtʃetta)
(Cookery) a lightly spiced cured bacon from Italy
[Italian, literally: little belly]
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A mild, unsmoked Italian bacon.
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