Tapenade comes from the word tapeno with means ‘caper’ in Provençal. This paste is absolutely delicious and can be used for so many things. I like to spread it on toast to serve with the red mullet dish, left, but it is also great just to have on toast as a snack with drinks.
Place the olives, garlic, anchovies and capers into a food processor and blitz to a purée. While the motor is still running, slowly add the olive oil until the mix is pliable. You may need alittle more olive oil. Add the lemon juice and season to taste with pepper. The tapenade is now ready to use o