When you roast garlic it becomes much milder and very sweet, so the sauce has the sweet taste of garlic with a kick from the chili.

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Serves 4

8-10 cloves of garlic

1 tablespoon olive oil

pinch of red chili flakes, or as much as you want

1/3 cup olive oil


1 pound cooked pasta, I used whole wheat spaghetti

fresh parsley

  1. Place the garlic in a small oven proof dish and toss with the oil.
  2. Roast in oven at 400F, 200C for until golden.
  3. Place garlic in a blender with chili and oil and whizz until a smooth oil, season with salt.
  4. Place the warm pasta in a large bowl, add oil and parsley, mix gently and serve.


Photography by Paul "Sweet Paul" Lowe

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