Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and blend until smooth. Leave in the refrigerator to allow the flavours in infuse and the mixture to cool. Pour into bowls and chill well.
To make the croutons, preheat the oven to 200°C/400°F/Gas mark 6.
Place the bread cubes on an oven tray. Bake for 10 minutes and remove.
To serve the stylish way: Garnish with crispy croutons, fresh basil and a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil.