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Confit Garlic

February  4, 2014
Author Notes

This is a delicious ingredient to have in your store cupboard. It's easy to make, with ingredients you probably have lying around. It may damage your social life, but it is worth it. I add it to dips, stews and pasta sauces —Canalcook

  • Serves loads
  • head of garlic
  • sprig of thyme
  • pinch of chili flakes
  • Peppercorns
  • Olive oil
In This Recipe
  1. Separate the garlic cloves and peel them.
  2. Put them in an ovenproof ramekin along with the thyme, a pinch of chili flakes and a couple of peppercorns.
  3. Cover with olive oil.
  4. Wrap in aluminium foil and roast in the oven at 160C (320 Fahrenheit) for 45 minutes to an hour until soft and golden.

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