This is easy to make, especially as you can buy sweet peppers and the little spicy peppadews in glass jars.
It makes an excellent dressing for summer cold fish salads, or as a dip.
½ jar sweet red peppers, or peppadews
2 –3 tsp tomato ketchup
2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
2 tsp brandy
200ml (7fl oz) thick mayonnaise or aïoli
salt, pepper, paprika, Tabasco
100 ml (3½ fl oz) double cream, whipped, optional
lemon juice to taste
Drain and dry the peppers thoroughly.
Place them in a bowl with the next six ingredients, and blitz until smooth.
Add lemon juice to taste, and whiz again.