Black Garlic is a unique flavour, sweet, deeply caramelized and earthy, like balsamic vinegar in paste form, but better. The taste is so deeply mysterious, I felt that it was best left to a simple dish, that would allow the flavour come through.
Yeah, black garlic + black magic = Fondue Voodoo.
|Black magic for foodies|
2 large heirloom tomatoes
2 cloves of black garlic
3 TBSP balsamic (black) vinegar
5 TBSP extra virgin olive oil
handful of fresh basil - chiffonade
1 small clove of fresh mashed garlic
salt and black pepper to taste
chopped the tomatoes in small cubes
|Next time, purple tomatoes for |
smash and grind the garlic
add the balsamic & black garlic to a bowl, mash the black garlic until it dissolves
add the olive oil, tomatoes, garlic and store to combine
season as you like.
Now go out and work your black magic with a little black Stout (Howe Sound's Megadestroyer) to warm your black little heart as you stroke your black cat and daydream about the inky blackness of the night.