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Any simple dish is only as good as the quality of its ingredients. You may be restrained by your locality as to the scallops, but there is nowhere in Great Britain where you cannot buy fine bacon if you look for it. Eschew imported bacon (I do not include pancetta in this proviso). Try to avoid the pre-packed variety and buy it medium sliced.
Wrap each scallop in bacon and slide on to the skewer, inserting a piece of onion between each scallop.
Cook over a charcoal fire or under the grill until the bacon is cooked, turning from time to time. Devour.
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