- 8 slices pancetta
Pancetta is Italian cured pork belly - the equivalent of streaky bacon. It has a deep, strong,…
- 2cm-thick slice white bread, cut into 8 chunky soldiers
- splash olive oil
Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…
- 850ml-1 litre butternut squash & sage soup soup (see 'goes well with')
- drizzle cream and a few snipped chives, to serve
Heat oven to 220C/200C fan/gas 7. Wrap a pancetta slice around each soldier. Toss with a little olive oil and bake for 5-8 mins until crisp, turning halfway through cooking.
Reheat the soup, then divide evenly between 8 espresso cups or large shot glasses. Serve drizzled with cream and sprinkled with chives, with a crispy pancetta soldier for dipping.