Very interesting article about how Argentina benefits from global shortage of garlic.
And one more, this time yoghurt free, Lebanese version of a garlic sauce called Toum. It is made by whisking oil, lemon juice and loads of garlic until the mixture becomes white and fluffy.
Talking about garlic sauces: this must be the most expensive one I have ever heard of!!! Almost $192 ( £124) per jar! What is so special about it?! Is this a mistake?
Yes, I heard about this ear pain soothing method. But whether it is a clove of garlic or garlic infused oil, I’d suggest consulting your doctor before sticking or pouring anything into your ears.
Why is garlic toothpaste so hard to find in the supermarket? Ok, this is an odd one. Eating garlic? Yes! Cleaning my teeth with garlic toothpaste. Hmmm, let me think….No! Am I missing something here? I get it, I get it… garlic has some great antibacterial properties, but isn’t cleaning teeth with a garlic toothpaste a step too far? Do you have a different answer? ps. Here is my post about how to get rid of garlic breath. It does not involve using any more garlic though!
Here is, looking very, very tasty indeed, spicy garlic chutney, by Kelly.
I love French onion soup and must admit I have never tried the French garlic soup. This is Kevin Lee Jacobs’ version. VERY TEMPTING! Thanks, Kevin!
Great looking Roasted Garlic-Maple-Mustard Pumpkin recipe, by Sonali. I could easily have it as a main course!
40 cloves of garlic chicken is an old classic. It looks like it takes 60 cloves and an extra head of garlic (usually 10 cloves) to make a perfect capon. I’m sure you can taste garlic in this 60 cloves of garlic capon with pumpkin mash recipe, by Mario Batali.
How about some garlic popcorn? Clever!
Garlic has only 2 varieties: hardneck and softneck, but hundreds cultivations. Here are some good pictures of some popular ones from The Daily Meal.
Do you remember when last Sunday I shared that link to a wine, garlic and thyme anti cold & flu drink? Here is another great idea on how to combat the common cold season with a mixture of garlic and other superfood – honey! Makes sense to me!
That’s it for the last week’s Garlic Matters News roundup! Stay tuned for another delicious garlic recipe coming your way on Tuesday.