Rouille I

Preparation info

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Appears in

The Cuisine of the Sun

By Mireille Johnston

Published 1990

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  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce to taste
  • 1 slice good white firm bread, preferably homemade, sprinkled with a little milk, then squeezed to a paste
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt
  • freshly ground white pepper


Peel the garlic cloves and press them through a garlic press into a mortar. Add the cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce and the bread paste. Stir with a fork or pestle and slowly add the oil. Season with salt and pepper, correct the seasoning, and pour the sauce into a bowl. Cover and keep in the refrigerator until ready to use.