I have been obsessed with dips and spreads lately (think hummus, cranberry sauce, that guacamole cream cheese spread). I don’t know what it is, but probably that I LOVE sandwiches and you can put dips and spreads on sandwiches. And I don’t like regular condiments (aside from bbq sauce). So therefore, I have to make my own.
A tapenade is a Provencal dish traditionally consisting of pureed or finely chopped olives, capers, anchovies, and olive oil (thank you Wikipedia). It is not photogenic: