Pancetta wrapped King Prawns

Posted By Andrew @ 6:44 pm in Continental

Wrap the prawns in  pancetta covering the prawn completely.

Use small wooden skewers or toothpicks to secure, or if your clever, tuck the pancetta in at the ends.

Season with a small amount of black pepper.

Warm up the griddle pan and cook until the pancetta is very crispy.

Dip in a sweet/chilli sauce of your choosing.

Heavenly.

Pancetta makes any soup sensational

Posted By Andrew @ 10:23 am in Continental

A quick and easy winter to spring soup dish with extra bite.

Fry off 4 rashers of diced pancetta.
Remove from the pan and fry off a small onion and some garlic.
Dice a whole Celeriac and add to the pan.(you could add some celery for a sharper taste)
Use a good quality low salt vegetable or chicken stock to cover and simmer until soft.
Whiz it up until thick and smooth.
Season with a little black pepper.
Swirl in some cream.
Liberally scatter your pancetta.

You can replace the Celeriac with Peas for an even quicker soup.

There are so many recipes out there, each telling you a different quantity of ingredients, but always taste as you go along and create your own masterpiece.