Tuscan farmers actually work this spread into a paste working it by hand or the side of the knife until it has reached the consistency of a paste.
Print
Total:
15 min
Prep:
15 min
Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces Lardo di Colonnata, room temperature
  • 4 to 5 fresh sage leaves, finely chopped
  • 1 small branch fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • Zest of 1 small lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Tuscan bread, for serving

Directions

Chop the lard very finely using a very sharp knife. Add the sage, rosemary and zest and season with salt and pepper. Mix well with the back of your knife or your hands. Alternatively, transfer the lard paste into a bowl and combine with a spoon. 

Serve on slices of unsalted Tuscan bread.

Categories:

Trending Videos 7 Videos

Get the Recipe

Gabriele's Limoncello 01:28

Gabriele shares his family recipe for a delicious summertime libation.

Similar Topics:

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Tuscan Kale and Lardo Crostini

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Crostini with Porcini and Stracchino

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Chicken Liver Crostini

Recipe courtesy of Debi Mazar and Gabriele Corcos

Zuppa di Lenticchie with Salame and Crostini

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

Zuppa di Porcini with Mascarpone Crostini: Porcini Soup

Recipe courtesy of Mario Batali

On TV

Unwrapped 2.0

10am | 9c

Unwrapped 2.0

10:30am | 9:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

11:30am | 10:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

12:30pm | 11:30c

Food: Fact or Fiction?

1:30pm | 12:30c

Good Eats

2pm | 1c

Good Eats

2:30pm | 1:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

3:30pm | 2:30c

Burgers, Brew & 'Que

4:30pm | 3:30c

Man Fire Food

5:30pm | 4:30c

Man Fire Food

6:30pm | 5:30c

Man Fire Food

7:30pm | 6:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Man Fire Food

8pm | 7c

Man Fire Food

8:30pm | 7:30c

Man Fire Food

9:30pm | 8:30c

Cheap Eats

10pm | 9c

Cheap Eats

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Man Fire Food

12am | 11c

Man Fire Food

12:30am | 11:30c

Man Fire Food

1am | 12c

Man Fire Food

1:30am | 12:30c

Cheap Eats

2am | 1c

Cheap Eats

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

Trending Videos

Brunch Bonanza

So Much Pretty Food Here