About Black Garlic...

How it all began...

 In 2008, Katy Heath owned a small business importing produce. It was through this that she met a Korean supplier who asked her if she had heard of Korean aged garlic. Born and raised in the UK, she had not. Katy requested a sample and receiving garlic that, though not quite the same taste as the black garlic produces today, was flavoursome enough to peak her interest. She tried using it in a simple bolognese sauce, and discovered black garlic’s delicious x-factor. It improved the sauce hugely, but without overpowering it.

Black garlic was a super exciting ingredient for Katy – it’s rare to come across a new ingredient that actually has a long history – making it very old. Katy learned all she could about aged garlic, even travelling to Jeju Island, Korea where aged garlic is thought to have originated. In Korea, aged garlic is used as a health product rather than a cooking ingredient, since it retains all the amazing health benefits of fresh garlic but without the same potency of smell and flavour.

SO, WHAT IS BLACK GARLIC?

Our Original Black Garlic is carefully chosen, high quality, raw garlic that has been expertly aged using nothing but heat and humidity for a very long time. The result is sticky and delicious Black Garlic, providing fantastic taste in cooking or a healthy, tasty snack.

WHAT does BLACK GARLIC taste like?

Once aged, black garlic is totally different to raw garlic, offering up a much more mellow taste, but with huge complexity and depth, a sweet/savoury umami flavour and tasting notes of molasses, balsamic, tamarind, caramel, dates and much more.

HOW THE MAGIC HAPPENS...

TAKE A BULB OF PREMIUM WHITE GARLIC
EXPERTLY AGE WITH NOTHING BUT HEAT AND HUMIDITY FOR A VERY LONG TIME
SWEET AND SAVOURY BLACK GARLIC
Black Garlic Scrambled egg
Black Garlic Risotto
black garlic Bolognese

The original black garlic

85 GREAT PORTLAND STREET

London, W1W 7LT

United Kingdom

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