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ventresca

tuna belly

Specifically, the abdominal muscles of the red or yellow tuna, a delicacy in Western Sicily.

Ventresca can also mean a kind of pancetta (Italian bacon) popular in Umbria and Tuscany, which is also sometimes called rigatino.

Text © Dana Facaros and Michael Pauls

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