Spring Garlic and Fennel Puree

Makes about two cups Click here for the video recipe!Ingredients 1 cup heavy cream 4 large heads of garlic, cloves peeled 1 small fennel bulb—trimmed, cored and thinly sliced crosswise 3 tablespoons milk Salt and freshly ground white pepper Method Of Prep In a medium saucepan, bring the cream, garlic, and fennel to a simmer. Cover and cook over low heat for 15 minutes. Uncover and simmer until the garlic and fennel are very tender, about 15 minutes. Let cool slightly, then transfer to a blender. Add the milk and puree until smooth. Season the puree with salt and pepper...

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Korean Pickled Garlic (Manul Changachi)

Ingredients Garlic cloves (peeled and washed, however many you want to make) 1 part sugar 1 part rice wine vinegar 3 parts soy sauce Method of Prep Place garlic in a glass jar. Fill the jar with water until the water reaches covers about 2/3 of the garlic cloves. Pour out the water and measure it. That's the amount of soy sauce you need. Use 3 parts soy sauce to 1 part vinegar and 1 part sugar. (So if you need 1 cup of soy sauce, then you need 1/3 cup of vinegar and 1/3 cup of sugar). Bring soy...

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It's National Garlic Month

Here at O’Live A Little we LOVE garlic!!! So, in a salute to this most flavorful of ingredients, we are dedicating April to everything Garlic! In fact, the most popular flavor of Olive Oil we carry is garlic, and even though it is wonderful to drizzle on just about anything…. Nothing takes the place of using garlic right from the bulb.Check out olivalittle.com, where we have selected some great recipes. And now we will impart a bit of Garlic 101 to all of you in hopes that you will take away a great tip or 2 and also find a new favorite...

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Four Ways To Prepare Garlic

Click here for the video recipe! Sliced Slicing garlic is a good way to get “the essence of garlic,” without it being overwhelming. Slice it the long way on a mandoline and store it in olive oil (just for a day) if you are preparing ahead of time. When cooking, sweat them over very low heat “to bring out the perfume in it.” Keep in mind that with this preparation, you typically don’t want the garlic to get browned; When you start to smell the garlic, that’s when to add the other ingredients Burned garlic is acrid and can ruin...

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