Garlic Guide

 

Food, Onions, Garlic, Spices, Herbs

Buying Garlic

O Purchase firm, dry bulbs with papery skin.

O Prevent bulbs with green shoots coming out.

Storing Garlic

O Store in a cool dry place.

O Keep away from foods which may pick up the strong flavor.

Peeling Guide

Slicing and Dicing

O Diced garlic is in readily accomplished following the skin is peeled off from the individual cloves. Simply lay the peeled clove onto a cutting surface and having a rocking motion with a sharp chef’s knife cut on the clove into bits.

O Minced garlic is best accomplished with a garlic press. When using a garlic press don’t peel the skin from the garlic. Put several garlic cloves in the media and press squeezing the minced garlic out the other side of the media.

A garlic mandoline is the simplest way to create garlic slices.

O Diced: this variant is heartier than the other two.

O Minced: this variant is much more delicate than diced and burns readily. It’s best utilised in mild sauces, vinaigrettes and salad dressings.

O Sliced: this variant is delicate and light and gives a terrific flavor. It’s best utilized in sauces and with meat.

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