How to chop garlic
Watch Steven Saunders take garlic from head to puree in this quick techniques video.
2. To remove the skin form a clove, put it on a chopping board and lay the side of a cook’s knife on it. Push lightly to break the skin, then pull it away.
3. For sliced garlic: finely slice the garlic widthways.
4. For chopped garlic: chop the garlic roughly, then sprinkle with a little salt to help break the garlic down and continue chopping until very fine.
5. For crushed garlic: finely chop the garlic, then use the side of the knife blade to press the garlic against the board, making a smooth paste.
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