6 medium floury potatoes, peeled and cut into wedges
3 large garlic cloves, chopped
1 bunch fresh basil
1/2 lemon, juice of
1/2 teaspoon black peppercorns
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup virgin olive oil
oil, for greasing oven pan
Place garlic, salt, peppercorns and lemon juice in pestle and mortar and blend well into a paste, pepper should be like cracked pepper.
Blend olive oil and basil well in a liquidiser.
Mix paste and basil oil together in a large bowl.
Add potatoes to this mix, turn until well coated and leave in mixture until needed ( no more than 4 hours).
When ready to cook, grease a heavy baking tray with olive oil and tip potatoes and marinade into pan.
Cook in preheated oven mark 180 degrees C for approx 50 mins or until cooked through and edges crispy (time will depend on thickness of potatoes).