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ISO whole guanciale

itryalot Aug 3, 2009 01:07 PM

Where can one purchase a whole guanciale?

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  1. MMRuth RE: itryalot Aug 3, 2009 01:11 PM

    Salumeria Rosi on the UWS sells it, and I imagine they would have it "whole". Also try Di Palo.

    1. Marge RE: itryalot Aug 3, 2009 01:21 PM

      Ceriello in Grand Central only sells it whole

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        itryalot RE: itryalot Aug 3, 2009 01:26 PM

        Thanks; great tips. Recording it on my list.

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          MMRuth RE: itryalot Aug 3, 2009 01:39 PM

          And, by the way, the pancetta at Salumeria Rosi is fabulous - almost as rich as guanciale, and, to boot, you can buy it in slices like bacon, which makes it much easier to use for cooking.

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          jasmurph RE: itryalot Aug 3, 2009 05:32 PM

          Salumeria Biellese *only*sells the whole jowl, if I remember correctly, and they're making it themselves and I'd be stunned if it wasn't significantly cheaper than at Salumeria Rosi or the place in Grand Central. Salumeria Biellese's stuff is amazingly good, despite the look of the place.

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            itryalot RE: jasmurph Aug 3, 2009 06:02 PM

            Yes they do! Doesn't look all that bad.

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            craig_g RE: itryalot Aug 4, 2009 06:58 AM

            Murray's Salami in Grand Central sells whole La Quercia guanciale. I believe Salumeria Biellese sells whole guanciale as well.

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