Boris Mann’s Personal Blog

Mar 2010

Guanciale - magical pork jowls

Now that the Olympics are over, Oyama again has guanciale. I picked some up to cook while on Bowen.

The "traditional" recipes for guanciale are all pasta dishes (Bucatini alla Amatriciana, Spaghetti alla Gricia, Spaghetti alla Carbonara - here are recipes for all three plus instructions on how to cure your own guanciale).

Here are some non-traditional recipes I found online:

My recipe? I'm doing pasta with a bunch of Red Boar Kale.

Spaghetti With Guanciale and Kale