The essence of the pig in cured meat form. The cure contains no sugar but the sweetness of the Berkshire fat will linger long after your first bite. The addition of Saint Lucifer Spice Habanero spice mix leaves you with the fruity fragrance of the pepper and its nice slow burn. We age ours longer than customary so that the guanciale melts like butter on your tongue. Perfect served by itself or used traditionally in Carbonara or Amatriciana.