Olive oil-braised tomatoes
( SERVES 6 )
Photo by Babiche Martens
- Preheat oven to 160C. Pour the olive oil into an oven-proof baking dish. Remove the cores from the tomatoes with the point of a sharp knife and arrange in the dish.
- Peel and thinly slice the garlic. Place around the tomatoes then season well. Sprinkle over the sugar.
- Add the bay leaves and thyme then bake for 15 minutes. Turn and spoon over the oil then continue to cook for a further 30 minutes or until tender. Serve with crusty bread.