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Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

Popes, Peasants and Shepherds

By Oretta Zanini de Vita

Published 2013

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This is just pork fat chopped and crushed (battuto) with other flavorings. It can be stored in the refrigerator in a glass jar for several weeks and used, a heaping tablespoon or more at a time, as the basis of numerous sauces and stews.


  • ounces (100 g) lardo
  • 1 white onion
  • leav


Finely chop together the lardo, onion, parsley leaves, and celery. When using the mixture, sauté it slowly, stirring it often and not allowing it to brown.