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Garlic

Garlic is a fundamental component in many or most dishes of various regions, including eastern Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, northern Africa, southern Europe, and parts of South and Central America. The flavour varies in intensity and aroma with the different cooking methods. It is often paired with onion, tomato, or ginger. The parchment-like skin is much like the skin of an onion, and is typically removed before using in raw or cooked form.

Garlic Soup

Česnečka – Garlic Soup

According to Czech lore, Česnečka (garlic soup) will cure just about anything, even the common cold. It certainly tastes rich and comforting. So, if you feel under the weather, make a big pot of this simple soup of stock, potatoes,…

Culinary uses of Garlic

Culinary uses of Garlic

The garlic plant’s bulb is the most commonly used part of the plant. With the exception of the single clove types, garlic bulbs are normally divided into numerous fleshy sections called cloves. Garlic cloves are used for consumption (raw or…

Gai Lan with Toasted Garlic

Gai Lan (Chinese Broccoli) with Toasted Garlic

Darker, leafier, and more slender-stemmed than Western broccoli, gai lan is nonetheless a cousin in the Brassica family, which also includes most cabbages, cauliflower, mustard greens, and bok choy. It’s worth seeking out in Asian grocery markets, but if you…

Garlic Mussels

Garlic Mussels

This tasty Garlic Mussels dish is a real winner and so simple to prepare. Cleaning and de-bearding mussels can be a bit of a chore, so to save time buy the 1kg packed pre-cleaned and debearded mussels, readily available from…

Garlic Toasted Almonds

Garlic Toasted Almonds

These toasted treasures are a quick and easy snack to prepare and the garlic flavour blends well with the almonds. For some additional bite add a few red chilli flakes.

Honey Garlic Sauce

Honey Garlic Sauce

Honey Garlic is a sweet and sour sauce that tastes like a mix between honey and garlic, popular in Canada. Honey Garlic is one of the many sauces put on chicken wings.

Salsa-Ajili-Mojili-Hot-Pepper-and-Garlic-Sauce

Salsa Ajili Mojili – Hot Pepper and Garlic Sauce

Ajilimójili is a hot sauce or hot and sweet sauce from Puerto Rico, traditionally served over grilled seafood, vegetables, boiled tuber vegetables and especially grilled meats. The sauce is a combination of olive oil, garlic, coriander or culantro, hot peppers,…

Sinangag Filipino Garlic Fried Rice

Sinangag – Filipino Garlic Fried Rice

In Sinangag, a Filipino version of garlic fried rice, rice is added to stir-fried garlic and then seasoned with salt and pepper. It is a common, everyday breakfast dish. Vegetables, meats, and other ingredients may be added but it is…

Skordalia Greek Garlic Dip and Sauce

Skordalia – Greek Garlic Dip and Sauce

Skordalia is a thick puree (or sauce, dip, spread, etc.) in Greek cuisine made by combining crushed garlic with a bulky base — which may be a purée of potatoes, walnuts, almonds, or liquid-soaked stale bread — and then beating…

White Garlic Soup - Sopa de Ajo Blanco

Sopa de Ajo Blanco – White Garlic Soup

Everyone has heard about the traditional red gazpacho soup, and many have tasted it. However, this recipe for cold white garlic soup or sopa de ajo blanco is just as tasty and refreshing. In fact, garlic lovers would probably vote…

Toum Garlic Sauce

Toum – Garlic Sauce

This traditional Lebanese dipping sauce really packs a punch and goes perfect with everything from meat to bread. It contains only a handful of ingredients common to every kitchen and is quick and easy to make.