These bread balls are a surprisingly light and tasty to make as last minute starter or main course. It is made with a few simple ingredients that you will certainly have in your store cupboard. You don’t need to go shopping - on the contrary, you can make the most of any old bread left in the bread bin. In Puglia these balls are a real staple in many households: there, they are served as part of a ‘stew’, as described here. If you do not fancy the idea of a sauce with them, you can also serve them as they are, still warm, fragrant and crispy. In the first case they lend themselves to being a great main course; in the second case they are perfect as a starter.