Dressing & Sauce,

Extra-virgin olive oil

2 tins of tomatoes (unflavoured)

1 onion

1 tsp dried oregano

a handful of freshly chopped basil.

1/2 cup white wine

2 tbsp Dirty olive brine

3-4 whole garlic cloves

2 bay leaves

Salt & Pepper to taste




Pour a good glug of quality extra-virgin olive oil into a heavy-based pot on medium heat.

Add roughly chopped onion and oregano, and sauté until tender. Add wine, then add tomatoes, whole garlic cloves, bay leaves, and simmer gently for 20-30 minutes to develop the sauces rich flavour.

Remove bay leaves, add fresh basil, and using a stick-wizz blend until smooth.

Add 2 tablespoons olive brine, taste before seasoning with flaky salt and freshly ground pepper.

You can add chili flakes for heat.

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