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Pain and destruction

You'll need

6 eggs 200 ml pouring cream 20 gm butter, softened 4 thin slices of pancetta, sliced widthways


  • 01
  • Preheat oven to 220C. Whisk eggs and cream in a heatproof bowl, add butter, season to taste and place over a saucepan of simmering water. Gently stir until eggs are just set and scrambled (5-10 minutes).
  • 02
  • Meanwhile, arrange pancetta in 4 even piles on an oven tray and bake until starting to crisp (4-5 minutes), then turn and cook until crisp (4-5 minutes). To serve, divide eggs among small cups, crack black pepper over to taste and serve topped with pancetta.

At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people
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At A Glance

  • Serves 4 people

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