Black Garlic Sauce


Introduction

Black garlic sauce is a delicious and versatile condiment that can be used on a variety of dishes. It’s made by fermenting whole garlic cloves in a sugar and salt mixture, and then cooking them until they turn black. The result is a rich, thick sauce with a deep, complex flavor that is perfect for dipping, spreading, or marinating.

Ingredients

-1 cup (250 ml) water
-1/2 cup (100 g) sugar
-1/4 cup (50 g) salt
-1 head of garlic, cloves peeled

Method

1. Combine the water, sugar, and salt in a medium saucepan and stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved.
2. Add the garlic cloves and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
3. Cook until the garlic is very soft and the liquid has reduced by half, about 30 minutes.
4. Remove from the heat and let cool.
5. Transfer the garlic and sauce to a blender and blend until smooth.
6. Pour into a clean jar and store in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks.

Description of the food

Black garlic sauce is a thick, rich sauce with a deep, complex flavor. It’s perfect for dipping, spreading, or marinating.

Potential changes & improvements

-Add other spices or herbs to the sauce for more flavor.
-Try using different types of sugar or salt for different flavors.
– experiment with different cooking times to find the perfect flavor.

What other food it works well with

Black garlic sauce goes well with a variety of dishes, including meats, poultry, fish, vegetables, and tofu.

Common Mistakes

-Not cooking the garlic long enough. The sauce will not be as flavorful if the garlic is not cooked long enough.
-Not blending the sauce well enough. The sauce should be smooth, not chunky.

Nutritional Information

-Calories: 37
-Fat: 0 g
-Sodium: 9 mg
-Carbohydrates: 9 g
-Sugar: 9 g
-Protein: 0 g

Allergens

-Garlic


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