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    Default Black garlic

    Paid a visit to the Isle of Wight Garlic farm the other day and they had black garlic that I had not heard of before. After tasting it I bought some to cook with. It tastes like a cross between balsamic and prune and puts that “Wow” into stews and pasta dishes. You can also eat the cloves like sweets. Full of antioxidants and other good things. I have started making my own by processing it in a rice cooker on the warm setting for 14 - 21 days. For those who grow a lot of garlic it is also a very good way of preserving your crop, as it will keep for up to a year. I don’t have a link but a web search will bring up plenty of detailed instructions. One tip. Do it in your shed or garage unless you like the smell of garlic in your house!

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    I've not heard of this before, I'm intrigued

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    I don't have a rice cooker, but it looks like I'm getting one!

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    Balsajo black garlic is an essential in my kitchen!

    Got a rice cooker but not sure my missus would be happy with me hogging it for 21 days

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    Has anybody tried making black garlic in a compost bin.
    Apparently you keep garlic in a mason jar and in an oven 55 C for a month, meant to be really nice.
    Anybody tried it?
    Did it work out ok?
    Last edited by MyWifesBrassicas; 29-01-2019 at 07:27 PM. Reason: bad spelling

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    MWB, I've merged your post with another thread that has a different way to make black garlic.
    Hope you don't mind.
    Make 2019 the Year of Random Seed sowing
    All we are saying is..........Give seeds a chance.
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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    MWB, I've merged your post with another thread that has a different way to make black garlic.
    Hope you don't mind.
    No worries, thought I was going crazy when the post moved
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    I was about to PM you but you've saved me the job
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