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Peeling garlic

Peeling garlic


Garlic can be a laborious thing to peel especially if are using lots of cloves to makes a big batch of garlic pulp/ puree, as I do.


A little trick that makes things a lot easier is to break the garlic bulb up into cloves. Place the cloves in a bowl and microwave them on a high heat for 30 seconds. This doesn't effect the flavour in anyway, but it helps loosen the skin so that the cloves slip out of their little jackets quicker and easier.

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Anjula Devi

A respected food writer and author, Anjula started cooking with her father at the age of eight. At that time the ingredients for Indian cuisine were not as readily available as they are now and Anjula travelled on the number 207 bus with her father to Shepherd’s Bush Market where they would buy a selection of spices, fresh fish and Indian vegetables. ​​ Utilising her cookery skills and passion for spices, Anjula launched her own business in 2010, Anjula Devi Authentic Indian Food, providing Indian dinner parties and Indian cookery classes. Anjula has created a range of authentic recipes for Manchester United, arguably the biggest football club in the world, where she is a consultant chef. A Brand Ambassador for TRS Foods, the world’s largest Indian food company, Anjula has also launched her own brand, Route 207, inspired by the bus route she used to take to the spice market.
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