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Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

Diane SeedThis recipe fro Sweet Red Pepper Sauce comes from Diane Seed. Diane has lived in Rome for thirty years, and she has built up an international reputation for her unrivaled knowledge of Italian regional cuisine and wines. She runs her own cooking school with courses throughout the year in Rome, Campania (on the Amalfi coast) and Puglia (on the 'heel' of Italy).

Diane is the author of many cook books. Her first book, Top one Hundred Pasta Sauces, has sold well over a million copies and been translated into twelve languages. She now writes for various magazines, as well as traveling the world giving lectures, lessons and demonstrations, spreading the knowledge she has acquired over the years from farms, palazzi, markets, restaurants and family friends.

She is also the Italian food consultant for Marks and Spencer in the UK and now spends considerable time helping chefs and suppliers enlarge their repertoire with authentic regional dishes.

If you would like to learn more about Diane's cooking holidays <click here>

Ingredients for Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

2 large red peppers
Black peper and salt
A little good quality olive oil

How to make Sweet Red Pepper Sauce

  • Roast the red peppers over a naked flame or a very hot grill or oven until the skin blisters.
  • Peel off the skin and divide downwards into strips about one and a half inches, then remove seeds and any tough fibres.
  • Purée to a smooth sauce, season to taste and add enough olive oil to make the sauce flow.

Serves 6

Diane Seed