Spring greens and pancetta

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a side dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Soho Cooking

By Alastair Little

Published 1999

  • About

Where formerly any dish involving pancetta, that vastly superior form of streaky bacon from Italy, would have meant a trip to a good delicatessen and possibly Soho, now the supermarkets sell it in little packets ready diced for our convenience. This is one of the rare examples of the giant chains being convenient for anything except their shareholders, because this is a truly wonderful addition to the larder. These little packets have a long ‘shelf life’ in the fridge and are just the right