What Is Black Garlic?


With all of the growing interest surrounding our black garlic, we thought we’d share some delicious ways to add it into your cooking! Let’s start off with an introduction to this powerful stuff.

What is black garlic?

Black garlic is the product of aging regular garlic bulbs over the course of a few months. It requires strictly regulated temperature and humidity to achieve the perfect consistency. Black garlic brings an intense, sweet, and earthy taste to dishes. Its consistency is more delicate compared to regular garlic bulbs, and it can be slightly sticky. 

How can I use black garlic in my cooking?

Turn your black garlic into oil and use it for:

  • Pizza edges
  • Homemade croutons
  • Focaccia bread
  • Baby potatoes
  • Roasted chicken
  • As a dipping oil for bread

Create your own black garlic butter and use it for:

  • Toasted garlic bread
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Cream of mushroom soup
  • Topped onto steak
  • Sauteed vegetables

Chop and saute black garlic and use it for:

  • Alfredo pasta sauce
  • Tagliatelle
  • Black garlic risotto
  • Addition to a cheese plate
  • Mushroom bruschetta 
  • Pizza topping
  • Homemade vinaigrette
  • Puree and smear paste onto a crostini