pancetta means: It is made of Italian bacon-like cured meat. This meat is lightly spiced but salted, but it’s not smoked. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does pancetta mean?

  • This is cured pork belly, rolled and tied. This isn’t American bacon. (in Cooking Dictionary)
  • Italian bacon has been air dried after being cured with salt and spices. (in Merlin Dictionary)