Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

This recipe is handy for lunch, or for the evenings, where time might not be on your side. Quick, simple and totally yummy!   Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil 1 garlic clove, crushed 400g can chopped tomatoes 1 chicken or vegetable stock pot 1 tbsp tomato purée 1 tsp sugar Salt and Pepper to season Olives, I prefer mine whole, but serve however you prefer! Parmesan … Continue reading Pasta! With Olives & Quick Tomato Sauce

Bolognese with an Olive difference

Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 x Brown onion, finely chopped 4 rashers smoked streaky bacon, finely chopped 2 x Garlic cloves, finely chopped or crushed if preferred 1 Celery stick, finely chopped 1 x Carrot, chopped into small pieces 450g minced beef 2 tbsp tomato paste 400g can chopped tomatoes 150ml beef stock 1 small glass of red wine Chopped olives – I tend … Continue reading Bolognese with an Olive difference

Olive Bread Twists

Ingredients 1kg/2lb 2oz strong white bread flour, plus extra for dusting 20g/¾oz salt 20g/¾oz instant yeast 800ml/1½ pints tepid water 4 tbsp olive oil, plus extra for oiling 1 x 1kg/2lb 2oz jar pitted green olives in brine, drained and quartered Method Oil two 2-3 litre/3½-5¼ pints square plastic container. Put the flour into a bowl. Add the salt to one side of the bowl … Continue reading Olive Bread Twists