Lucques of LA is well known for its superb Mediterranean cusine. The chef and co -owner Suzanne Goin serves this tepenade alongside her rack of lamb , but it is equally delicious spread on toast or crackers.
Makes 1/2 cup
1 clove garlic
1 anchovy filet
1 tsp salt packed capers , rinsed and chopped
1/2 cup chopped , pitted nicoise olives
1 tbps chopped parsley
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
juice from 1/4 lemon
Crush garlic and anchovy with a mortar and pestle. Then mix in chopped rinsed capers , pitted olives and parsley.
Stir in olive oil and lemon juice. Combine well with a fork.