Roasted garlic is a staple in my house. The smell is intoxicating and the taste even better. Yankee Candle should start making a “Roasted Garlic” scent, I’m certain it would be popular! Smooth and creamy, roast garlic can be spread onto a piece of bread, eaten alone or added to any number of recipes.
“And, most dear actors, eat no onions nor garlic, for we are to utter sweet breath.”
William Shakespeare (1564 – 1616)
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’
Garlic is also historic. Dating back to ancient Egypt, garlic was left in tombs to symbolize a protector of the soul and guardian of the deceased riches in the afterlife. It was used in food preparation as one of few ways to add robust seasoning. It uses spanned cultures, as it is growable in nearly any climate except extreme cold. It can be farmed in containers or the Earth and also has a fast production cycle. It is one of few foods seen throughout every culture of food even today, although it is most notably associated with Italian dishes.
It is also deemed to be one of the healthiest foods. The taste and flavor profile is uniquely changed based on the cut or crush, ranges from spicy to sweet. Roasting garlic is one of our favorite ways to enjoy the bulb. It tames down the heat, caramelizes and becomes a glorious ingredient or snack.
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