10 small fresh red chillies washed and dried well.
few sprigs fresh thyme, washed and dried well or 2 to
4 bay leaves washed and dried well.
1 clove garlic
300 ml extra virgin olive oil
thoroughly wash and clean an attractive bottle which
can be well sealed.
place chillies, garlic and herbs in empty bottle.
fill with olive oil and seal well to achieve an airtight
stand for at least 2 days to a week before use.
makes 300 ml flavoured oil.
INFO / TIPS
If you prefer a milder chilli flavour, remove the seeds
from the chillies or once infused to the strength you
want can strain out herbs and chillies.
can be used to marinate meat and seafood dishes or
sprinkled over salads.