This Tapas sauce goes very well with the texture and spiciness of our black pudding.
2 Cloves of Garlic, crushed
Fry the onion in the olive oil in a deep frying pan or medium sized pot until soft. Add the garlic. Remove from heat and add in the tomato juice. Season with the salt, pepper and cayenne pepper. Blend the cornflour with a little water and add. Mix well. Add the nutmeg, oregano, vinegar, sugar and olives if using. Bring the sauce to the boil and reduce heat until it is as thick a consistency as you like.
This tapas sauce is delicious hot or cold and can be poured over cooked pudding or alternatively cut the pudding into bite size pieces, stick on cocktail sticks and let people dunk the pudding in sauce boat of Tapas sauce.
What looks well if serving as a canap? is to take your cooked slice of pudding, cut it in half. Cut each half diagonally and diagonally again. The triangles look very well arranged on a serving plate with a little tapas sauce on top or in a serving / dipping dish in the middle.