Monday, December 31, 2007

Peas and Potatoe with Anis

4 tablespoons Olive Oil
1 large Spanish Onion, finely chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, thinly sliced
2 Bay Leaves
500g Cyprus potatoes (waxy), peeled and cubed
1 Carrot, finely diced
150ml Sweet Anis Liqueur
500g Peas
Bunch of fresh Mint

1] Over a low heat cook the Onion for 15-20 minutes.
2] Add the Bay Leaves, Potatoes, Carrot and season with Salt and Pepper.
3] Cook for 10 minutes.
4] Pour in the Anis and simmer.
5] When the Potatoes are nearly done add in the Peas and Mint.
6] Gently cook for another 5 minutes.

Add a little water if the mixture dries out.