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  • noun A savory and moist boneless pork roast, part of Italian cuisine

Etymologies

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From Italian

Examples

  • One reliable method - filling the house with the aroma of garlic, rosemary, and fennel, the defining flavors of a Tuscan-style roast pork dish called porchetta.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • In all fairness, the porchetta was a special that evening, but even when it's not available, you can't go wrong with his take on fava beans with black truffle oil and pecorino, or anything with Burrata cheese, mozzarella di buffala's quivering cousin.

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  • The porchetta is a dish that I grew up eating and making.

    Restaurant Girl

  • In all fairness, the porchetta was a special that evening, but even when it's not available, you can't go wrong with his take on fava beans with black truffle oil and pecorino, or anything with Burrata cheese, mozzarella di buffala's quivering cousin.

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  • "I just cut the Boston butt -- it'd be great for porchetta," he said.

    Elissa Altman: The Real L Word

  • "I just cut the Boston butt -- it'd be great for porchetta," he said.

    Elissa Altman: The Real L Word

  • Yes, there is even pork belly $22 with porchetta, mustard greens and pork cracklings.

    Jay Weston: Ray Stark's Exciting Restaurant Opens at LACMA

  • "I just cut the Boston butt -- it'd be great for porchetta," he said.

    Elissa Altman: The Real L Word

  • I love just sitting at the bar, which has an incredible cocktail menu and appetizers like rabbit porchetta and crispy fried pig's tails.

    Boston: Culture Pop

  • It cheered you up just going in there, browsing over the display cabinet of salamis speckled with fat and peppercorns, legs of prosciutto or rolls of porchetta ready to be carved, and mortadellas as round as cannon barrels.

    Joe Gazzano obituary

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