Lard is rendered pig fat that is used in cooking. Before, many cuisines used it as a cooking fat or shortening, or as a spread similar to butter. It is not used as much as before. Many cooks and bakers still like it better than other fats for some things. It also has a high smoke point.
- "10 Reasons You Should Be Cooking With Lard". HuffPost. 2014-04-28. Retrieved 2021-06-05.