Beverages


Black Garlic Bloody Mary - Shared by BGNA Kitchen

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Ingredients

  • 3 cups tomato juice

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

  • 3 tablespoons lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish

  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon Black Garlic Puree (taste and see if you’d like more!)

  • 3⁄4 teaspoon hot sauce sauce (we like Sriracha, but use your favorite)

  • 3⁄4 teaspoon celery salt

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon coarse black pepper

  • 1⁄3 cup pickle juice

  • 1 ounce vodka, per drink

Directions

In a blender combine the tomato juice, lemon juice, lime juice, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, Black Garlic Puree, pickle juice, and hot sauce and process until smooth. Add celery salt and black pepper, to taste. Refrigerate until chilled. When ready to serve, fill each glass with ice.

Add 1 ounce of vodka to each glass, then fill the glass with the bloody mary mix. Stir well, and garnish each glass with your favorite veggie, pickle, celery, pickled green bean, bacon, or a pickled okra. It’s football season….don’t hold back on the garnishes. 


BLISSFUL BLACKBERRY SMOOTHIE - SHARED BY BGNA KITCHEN

Prep Time:  5 minutes | Servings: 2 

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup 1 percent low-fat milk

  • 1 cup non fat plain yogurt

  • 2 cups fresh blackberries

  • 1 Black Garlic Clove

  • 1 teaspoon honey

Directions

Put all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.


Black Garlic Mojito - Shared by Wine Enthusiast

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Ingredients

  • 1½ ounce dark rum

  • 1 orange wheel, sliced into halves

  • 3 basil leaves, plus 1 sprig for garnish

  • 1 ounce black garlic simple syrup (recipe below)

  • Soda water

Directions

Muddle basil and half an orange wheel in the bottom of a rocks glass filled with ice. Add black garlic syrup and rum. Stir, and top with soda water. Garnish with orange and basil.

Black Garlic Simple Syrup

  • ½ cup hot water

  • ½ cup Demerara sugar

  • 3 cloves black garlic

  • 1–2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

To make syrup

Bring water to boil. Stir in the sugar until it dissolves. Pour the syrup into a blender and add garlic. Blend until the garlic is finely ground. Use a fine-mesh strainer to remove any solids. Add the vinegar and taste. It should taste slightly acidic with a sweet, earthy finish.


Black Garlic Hot Chocolate - Shared by Garlic Matters

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Ingredients

  • 7oz or 200g semi sweet chocolate, broken up to small pieces

  • 2 1/2 cups full fat milk

  • 10 black garlic cloves

  • scant 1/2 cup hot water

Directions

Place black garlic cloves in a mug, submerge them in hot water and leave to soften for a few minutes.

Pour the black garlic with water and a good splash of milk into a food processor and process it all until smooth.

When done, pour it into a saucepan and add remaining milk and chocolate pieces. Stirring it constantly, slowly bring all your hot chocolate ingredients to simmer. When all is melted and well combined, remove the saucepan off the heat.

Serve your hot chocolate straight away nice and hot.


Black Garlic Simple Syrup - Shared by Wine Enthusiast

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 Black Garlic Simple Syrup

  • ½ cup hot water

  • ½ cup Demerara sugar

  • 3 cloves black garlic

  • 1–2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar

To make syrup

Bring water to boil. Stir in the sugar until it dissolves. Pour the syrup into a blender and add garlic. Blend until the garlic is finely ground. Use a fine-mesh strainer to remove any solids. Add the vinegar and taste. It should taste slightly acidic with a sweet, earthy finish.