Do you want spaghetti with garlic, oil and chilli pepper? Let's start by cleaning the garlic clove!
Everyone keeps their own secrets and recipes in the kitchen, but there are some absolutely essential techniques. With i Dos & Don’s let's examine some of the most common mistakes in the kitchen and we reveal how to solve them, thanks to the help of The School of Italian Cuisine.
How to peel the garlic?
The second step is of fundamental importance, in particular if you have to use it raw. Cut it along the length and ed eliminate the internal germ (also called soul): this part of the garlic could be more difficult to digest or compromising the success of the dish due to its too intense flavor.
If you crush the garlic, it will be more difficult to clean it, but you can do it if you simply wish perfume the oil of a sauce. It may suffice to crush the clove with the palm of your hand, so that it releases its aroma, sauté it and remove it halfway through cooking. In this way it will be even more difficult to burn, ruining the flavor of the dish.
How to get rid of the smell of garlic from your hands
Peeling the garlic scares you because you don't want the smell to persist on your hands? Don't worry, there are different solutions. In addition to Marseille soap and citrus flavored soap, you can wash your hands with White vinegar, lemon or with water and bicarbonate. Another method is to spread some toothpaste on the fingers, leave for a few minutes and then rinse. Even the leaves of parsley help eliminate unpleasant odor, just rub them well on your fingers!