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Is sal fat vegan?

Sal fat is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is sal fat?

Sal fat, also known as pork fatback, is a versatile ingredient used in various cuisines worldwide. It is obtained from the layer of fat beneath the skin of the pig's back and is commonly used for rendering into lard or cutting into small pieces to add flavor and richness to dishes. Sal fat has a creamy texture and a distinct savory flavor that enhances the taste of meats, vegetables, and sauces. It is a common ingredient in traditional dishes like pâté, bacon, and sausages. Additionally, sal fat can be used as a cooking fat or as a substitute for butter or oil in baking.

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