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Olive and Fig Stew

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Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes


Serves 2

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  • 30 Green olives
  • 100g Fresh Figs
  • 2tbsp Onion
  • 2 Garlic cloves
  • 2 Star anise
  • 2 tsp Sweet paprika powder
  • 100ml Olive oil
  • 2tbsp Tomatoes
  • Salt (taste)
  • Crushed Black pepper (taste)
  • 100ml Orange juice
  • 100ml Red wine
  • 6 Capers


  1. Poach fresh figs in orange juice and red wine reduction with star anise.

  2. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped garlic, onions and tomatoes.

  3. Add sliced olives, capers and poached figs and cook in a low flame.

  4. Adjust seasonings (season salt, pepper) and add fine herbs, parsley and cook till its set

  5. Place a ring in the plate and serve, take the ring out.

  6. Add garnish of olives and fresh herbs.

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