Herbies Spices Recipes
Recipe from Spice Notes and Recipes by Ian Hemphill
4 cloves garlic
6 anchovy fillets
½ teaspoon brown sugar
1 can tomatoes 425g
1/3 cup red wine
18 black olives, chopped and seeded
¼ cup olive oil
1 tablespoon Herbie’s Spices Italian Herbs½ teaspoon Herbie’s Spices Aniseed Whole
Crush the garlic cloves and anchovies with the brown sugar in the pestle and mortar.
Combine the next six ingredients (from tomatoes to chillies) in a saucepan, including the garlic paste, and simmer over low heat.
Place the Italian herbs and aniseed in the mortar and bruise lightly with the pestle, then add to the saucepan’s contents.
Simmer for 30 minutes, uncovered, until liquid has reduced and flavours have blended.
Serve with penne or pasta of your choice.