Warm Olives with Orange, Thyme and Vino Cotto
1 ½ cups of kalamata olives, with stone (or mixture of your choice)
2 tbsp olive oil
1 tbsp Vino Cotto
1 garlic clove, peeled and quartered
1 fresh chilli
3 sprigs of lemon thyme
2 strips of orange peel or lemon
Rinse olives under water and drain well.
Place olives and remaining ingredients in a small heavy based saucepan on medium heat for 1 minute.
Reduce heat to low and cook for 5minutes, stirring occasionally or until olives have warmed through.
Turn off the heat and set aside.
Place olives in a bowl and serve immediately alongside some crusty bread.