The Pink Lard of Gombitelli is one of the main products that distinguish the Salumificio Artigianale Gombitelli, this lard is maturated for more than then months in brine, has a sweet, full and delicate taste, it is particularly appreciated for the softness of the slice that melts on the palate and for its pink colour, obtained exclusively from the long seasoning.
For the Pink Lard of Gombiteli, there are selected from the pork loin, lard’s big-size pieces, without cutting the lean part.
The pieces of lard are flavoured in the salting tanks with a mixture of the salt and spices, like Rosemary, black pepper, nutmeg and clove; after the twenty days of dry salting, there is added the “mother” brine, that is the brine coming from the previous salting processes. This procedure has been repeated for decades and is one of the secrets of “Triglia Family”.
The Lard continues the maturation in the refrigerating room at least then months, thanks to this long seasoning period the lard becomes soft as the butter and acquires an intense and unique taste.
The Pink Lard of Gombitelli is great along with the other cured meat appetizers, and is a fundamental resource in cuisine, able to give the extra touch to the recipes as bruschetta with lean and rosemary, roast wrapped in lard, sautéed vegetables for pasta with beans and etcetera; in the last years in Versilia has taken hold the habit of match in cuisine the lard and fish, and one of the dishes that many restaurants have in this area is the shrimp wrapped in lard.
Pork lard, salt, herbs and spices, antioxidant: E301, preservatives: E250-E252.
Produced and packaged by Salumificio Artigianale Gombitelli di Triglia M&T SNC località Gombitelli, Camaiore, Lucca.
Store in cool place.
With which wine match it
IGT wine from Umbria, intense pale yellow colour with greenish tints; an intense and aromatic scent, which reminds tropical fruit, pineapple and citrus; fruity taste, balanced acidity and slightly bitter aftertaste.
Ligurian pale straw yellow wine; fresh and subtle aroma with hints of wild flowers and aromatic herbs, especially rosemary and thyme, mixed with the fruity scent of apricot and pineapple; fresh, persistent and pleasantly velvety taste.
DOC straw-yellow wine with golden tints from Friuli; full aroma with the hints of ripe and tropical fruit- pineapple, melon, banana; in the mouth starts with an extraordinary harmony, giving a long and persistent aftertaste.