The cream of lard is a typical product of Gombitelli, is produced for centuries in this village, and historically was used to season the dishes and as a base of fried when the booze or olive oil was overpriced.
The cream of lard is made from lard that has already undergone salting and ripening period in brine and is then ready to be consumed, to produce it you take parts of lard almost completely lacking in thin and remove the rind, the grind is very fine and in the mix, adding various spices including garlic, pepper, Rosemary, chili, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon.
The cream of lard can be used in many ways: you can just spread it on bread, preferably hot to make bruschetta, croutons, tigelle, etc…but it can also be used for lacquering roasts in the oven, brush on meat as fillet, chicken breast, grilled before letting it dissolve a teaspoon in the oil before frying the egg, use it as a basis for making the sauce for pasta sauces…
Any way you use it, the cream of lard will give the dish a special taste and being a noble fat makes it soft and yummy.
Salumificio Crafted Gombitelli makes this excellent product in convenient glass jar from 200 grams, which when opened can be stored in the fridge for a long time.
Pork lard, salt, pepper, garlic, rosemary, chilli and spices, antioxidant: E301, preservative: E250-E252.
Salumificio Artigianale Gombitelli di Triglia M. & T. s.n.c. Via dei norcini, 4719/4725 Gombitelli – 55041 Camaiore (LU)
Store in cool place.
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