A wild garlic recipe for springtime. If you love garlic and the idea of using fresh, seasonal ingredients, this is one for you. Wild garlic, also known as ramsons, is a herb that grows in abundance in some woodlands during springtime. It has a delicate, garlicky flavour and a vibrant green colour that make it perfect for adding to all sorts of dishes. This wild garlic recipe shows you how to combine butter with wild garlic to enjoy with things like new potatoes, steamed asparagus, chicken, fish, steak and a host of other delights.
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Finely chop the wild garlic. Now squidge the butter using a food mixer or your cool hands or anything you can squidge with, such as a potato masher. Throw in the chopped garlic and salt and mix thoroughly with your hands so it’s distributed through the butter.
Spoon it along the centre of a piece of greaseproof paper, then use the paper to roll the butter into a long sausage, about 3cm in diameter. Pop it in the fridge for a couple of hours then use as you wish. You can also freeze it.
Garlic has been used for both culinary and medicinal purposes for centuries. It is rich in vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, B6, and B1, as well as manganese, selenium, and calcium. Garlic also contains antioxidants that help protect the body from damage caused by harmful molecules, and has been shown to have immune-boosting properties thanks to compounds like allicin and sulfur. Additionally, garlic may help lower blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory effects, which can potentially reduce the risk of chronic diseases like cancer and arthritis. Overall, garlic is a healthy addition to a balanced diet and can provide a range of health benefits.
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