1. Cook pasta as per packet directions, retaining 1/2 cup of pasta water.
  2. In a pan on medium heat, add oil and garlic. Cook for 2 mins or until garlic is just colouring.
  3. Remove garlic.
  4. Add tomatoes to the pan and crush with a wooden spoon.
  5. Add half a cup of pasta water to the pan and cook for 3 to 4 mins, stirring constantly on a medium heat.
  6. Stir through basil and turn off heat, before seasoning with salt & pepper.
  7. Add drained pasta and half the pecorino to the sauce and stir.
  8. Serve with remaining pecorino sprinkled over the top.