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Order pork Guanciale.


Small goods are made on-premises by Sunshine Coast Organic Meats using meat from animals which are broken down by our butchers. We take pride in the high quality meat sold at Sunshine Coast Organic Meats.

Guanciale is prepared from pork jowl or cheeks. Its name is derived from 'guancia' which is Italian for 'cheek'. The pork cheek is rubbed with salt and spices and cured for 3-5 weeks until it loses approximately 30% of its original weight. Its flavour is stronger than other pork products, such as pancetta, and its texture is more delicate. Guanciale may be cut and eaten directly in small portions, but is often used as an ingredient in spaghetti alla carbonara and sugo all’amatriciana. 

Our pork is sourced from Gooralie farm. Mark & Charisse Ladner run Gooralie farm situated near Goondiwindi on Queensland’s fertile Darling Downs. They chose to establish a free-range breeding herd to produce pork in a natural, outdoor environment. Gooralie Free-Range Pork is Free-Range in accordance with Australian Pork Limited’s (APL) APIQ Free Range Certification and RSPCA Guidelines. Keeping their pigs in a stress-free environment allowing them to be “As happy as....” is why the quality and taste of their pork is superior.