Is elephant garlic the same/more/less powerful than regular garlic?

  • Posted by: AlainB
  • September 7, 2010
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4 Comments

phyllis September 7, 2010
Elephant garlic is, indeed, delicious roasted, but it has a milder flavor than regular garlic. Personally, I wouldn't substitute.
 
pierino September 7, 2010
Make that the leek family.
 
pierino September 7, 2010
Elephant garlic is not actually garlic. I believe it's a member of the lily family although it's marketed as garlic. It does have a milder flavor.
 
drbabs September 7, 2010
Elephant garlic...yum...it's less powerful. Roast it with a drizzle of olive oil and scoop the softened cloves onto a baguette...the best.
 
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