Italian Potato Salad Needs Fatty Pancetta

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The lean pancetta now available will not work in this recipe for Italian potato salad. The fat in the pancetta is a key component of the recipe's success.
I've noticed an alarming trend. ...
... If it is not bad enough that we must endure fresh fish sold to us without the moisture and flavour giving skin (and bones), pancetta now comes without the fat! Lean pancetta is an oxymoron; at least it used to be. We’ve become so hysterical about fat that we are demanding pancetta that is only half itself. It’s like asking for salt and vinegar chips without the salt.

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