Anti Inflammatory Foods
Black Garlic peeled cloves & Black garlic puree both make an excellent addition to an anti inflammatory diet.
Black garlic is a type of aged garlic that has a rich, caramel-like taste with hints of balsamic and tamarind. Unlike regular garlic, black garlic is aged for about a month, which causes the natural sugars and amino acids to ferment. This caramelization / fermentation process changes the colour and flavour of the garlic, giving it a unique sweetness that sets it apart from traditional white or minced garlic.
But what are some of the health benefits associated with black garlic, and how can you use it in your cooking? Let’s take a look.
Black garlic contains four times as many antioxidants as regular white garlic, making it an excellent source of dietary fibre. It also contains compounds such as allicin and sulfenic acid that have been shown to reduce inflammation, improve heart health, boost immune function, and even fight cancer. Additionally, black garlic’s high antioxidant content helps protect your body from oxidative stress & environmental toxins…
Every time you eat black garlic – your body thanks you!
Most likely, you’re already familiar and a fan of black garlic. Our black garlic bundle is the best value and offers you of both worlds’ convenience and health benefits – without compromising taste!
Black garlic puree is spreadable and mixable, like regular minced garlic – except out Bg® puree (or Bgmite as its sometimes called) is about 100 x healthier & tastier! The puree goes amazing spread of toast, mixed with avocado or melted in a frypan with butter! But those are just a couple of simple suggestions.
Black Garlic peeled cloves have a lovely sweetness & texture similar to jube lollies, which is why they are often called ‘the healthiest lolly in the world’. It’s a big call, but when you look at how many amazing health benefits black garlic has, you can help but agree. There chewy texture makes them and excellent additions to salads or a pleasant treat to boost your immune system!
Unlike the puree (which has an 18 month best before date) the peeled cloves can last for +36 months. But it’s highly unlikely they’ll stay in your fridge or pantry for that long because there taste & texture is very moreish.
Black garlic can be used in a variety of dishes to add a unique flavour profile and numerous health benefits. It can be used raw or cooked; when cooked, it adds a subtle tanginess to dishes like soups, pastas, pizzas, stir-fries, salads, marinades—the list goes on!
Additionally, black garlic can be blended into sauces like pesto or hummus for extra flavour and nutrition. If you’re looking for ideas on how to incorporate black garlic into your cooking repertoire, here are five easy recipes to get you started:
- Garlic Bread with Rosemary & Black Garlic
- Black Garlic Guacamole
- Roasted Eggplant with Basil & Black Garlic
- Black Garlic Soup with Coconut Milk & Ginger
- Spicy Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Shallots & Black Garlic
When cooking with black garlic ‘the only limitation is your imagination’
Our Bg® products are incredibly versatile ingredients, offering both flavour and nutritional value to any dish.
Black Garlic’s unique sweet-yet-tangy flavor pairs well with savory dishes like pastas and pizzas while its high antioxidant content provides numerous health benefits such as reducing inflammation and boosting immunity. So next time you’re looking to add something special to your dish—try adding some black garlic! The results will surely surprise you and anyone else lucky enough to eat the meals or snacks you prepare.
Jamu is a traditional form of herbal medicine that originated in Indonesia and has been used for centuries to help physical and mental ailments. Jamu is often made from naturally anti-inflammatory foods, such as ginger and turmeric, which can have many benefits for our bodies.
It’s believed the art of Jamu to treat and prevent sickness through to use of plants has been passed down orally for generations. In 2019, jamu was officially recognized as a kind of medicine with standards and practices by the Indonesian Ministry of Education and Culture.
Jamu comes in various forms, such as powders, capsules, drinkable tonics or topical creams, and can typically be found in Indonesian villages or health stores. Anyone looking for an effective natural remedy should consider trying out Jamu – its long-standing history of use speaks to its effectiveness!