Step 1 Sweat the onion and garlic in the olive oil until soft.
Step 2 Add the other vegetables and sweat a little more.
Step 3 Add the remainder of the ingredients and bring to a simmer.
Step 4 Allow to cook out gently for approximately one hour.
Step 5 Taste as you go and add more spice to your liking.
Step 6 Serve with cous cous and mint yoghurt for a warming seasonal dinner.