The top one is what we call Streaky Bacon (US probably call it Pork Belly cf "Trading Places" film. The second is what we call Back Bacon, cos it is from the Back of the Pig.
Originally Posted by judoka_uk
I cut bacon for 4 years when I was at School. My Summer Holiday and Saturday job.
Originally Posted by Eddie Hardon
Belly/streak bacon = bacon in the US, back bacon = "Canadian bacon" in the US.
Pork belly is the raw uncured product.
Reading that tome a few times certainly convinced me that it was full of crap. Asimov was the man.
Originally Posted by Grey Owl