Black Garlic cloves are a soft, dark brown, almost black in colour. The flavours are deep, almost caramelised with a wonderful sweet sour balance. There is a strong umami kick and hints of aged balsamic, black cardamom, leather, smoke, tamarind and liquorice. Black Garlic is a unique, truly artisan ingredient, special in its own way! Black Garlic can be used as an ingredient or eaten as a snack, giving greater health benefits than regular garlic with none of the unpleasant side effects.
Garlic belongs to the onion family. The garlic bulb is divided into sections called cloves.
Garlic is bursting with antioxidant properties and helps maintain healthy blood circulation. Garlic has the extraordinary ability to boost the body’s immune cell activity.
The chemical that makes garlic so powerful is called “allicin”. This is an incredible antibiotic and actually inhibits the growth of bacteria in the body, it’s 15x more powerful than the same amount of penicillin
Scientists and nutritionists now widely believe that Garlic can reduce cholesterol.
Garlic contains the anti-cancer chemical germanium . In tests, mice fed garlic showed no cancer development.
Garlic helps regulate to reduce high blood pressure.
Garlic helps strengthen your body’s defenses against allergies.
Garlic helps loosen plaque from the artery walls.
Garlic helps regulate your blood sugar levels.
Garlic also kills vampires. Fact!
Garlic has blood thinning properties similar to aspirin.
To stop garlic breath, eat or drink lemon.
Our Black Garlic is produced by Ajo in Cordoba in Spain. They are freshly shipped in to the Green Berry and have a best before date of July 2021.