elephant garlic


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elephant garlic

n.
1. An edible plant (Allium ampeloprasum var. ampeloprasum) closely related to the leek.
2. The bulb of this plant, which breaks up into large separable cloves and has a milder flavor than regular garlic.

[Coined in 1953 at Nichols Garden Nursery in Albany, Oregon, where the plant was introduced into commerce, in reference to the large size of the cloves when compared to common garlic.]
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CHICHARRON Serves 2-4 For the chicharron: 55 grams Kosher salt 18 grams pink salt 5 grams chile de arbol, toasted and ground 680 grams pork loin 3 tablespoons garlic puree 2 cloves elephant garlic, peeled, shaved, and blanched For the elephant garlic mojo: 1 clove elephant garlic, peeled, shaved, and blanched 250 grams pork jus 75 grams lime juice 1 tablespoon finely chopped cilantro Salt to taste For the garnish: Fresh micro salad greens FOR THE CHICHARRON: Combine chile de arbol and salts.
Elephant garlic is a bit of a misnomer-the giant garlic-like cloves are actually leeks.
Take advantage of my special offer: mixed garlic pack (four cloves of Elephant garlic, six bulbs of other types), PS9.
Elephant garlic produces a large, mild-flavored bulb comprised of four to six big cloves.
Determination of total phenolic content and antioxidant activity of garlic (Allium sativum) and elephant garlic (Allium ampeloprasum) by attenuated total reflectance fourier transformed infrared spectroscopy.
We also grow horseradish, cantaloupe, a few watermelon, pumpkins, elephant garlic, peppermint, Bergamot mint, Concord grapes, a few apple trees, tomatoes and peppers.
The bar's lunch-time specials board tells you the sort of reassuring territory we are in: soup is courgette and elephant garlic, there is a seared beef rump with asparagus, rocket and green bean salad, and a summer berry Pimms jelly with Champagne sorbet.
One new crop being grown this year, after successful trials last summer, is elephant garlic, a spectacular plant that yields fist-sized cloves with a variety of cooking uses.
usIf you like your garlic mild and sweet, try elephant garlic - it's great for roasting.
Ours is well established now, including some elephant garlic.
They will also be bringing along a huge selection of kitchen herbs -including the unusually-named Elephant Garlic.
Bold red poppies, bluebells and Queen Anne's Lace sit side-by-side with the exotic Chrysanthemums and Elephant Garlic.