Brunch is always better when there's a little cured meat involved, but Italian pancetta really ups the ante on your meal. You can use it in your favorite bacon recipes, but just know that pancetta has a clean pork flavor that's a little subtler than the smokey taste of bacon. It also works surprisingly well with fruit and other sweet elements because its salty flavor adds balance to your plate. Crisp it up and use as a garnish, or go whole-hog and wrap it around your favorite foods. Once you taste these 15 brunch recipes that use pancetta, you'll want to include it in everything you eat.
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