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Apr 23, 2009 03:59 PM

Where to buy Black Garlic?

Anyone know where to purchase some Black Garlic in Calgary? I heard that the Bite store in Inglewood carries some, just wanted to see if there was anywhere else.

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  1. I bought it at Bite, love it.

    1. wierd ,ive never heard of black garlic ,i tried google but got nothing ,now im intrigued .whats it taste like ,look like and how do you use it?

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          1. re: cancowboy

            well i am off to bite tomorrow... I have never heard of it; but am looking forward trying!

          2. re: howlin


            I had it about a month or so ago, topping a nice piece of poached halibut at the Sorrentino's location in downtown Edmonton.

            It is "interesting". Not sure how precisely to describe it as I suspect many would describe it differently. Definitely did not taste of garlic. Moist, dense almost "fruity"...currants, date..some sweetness.

          3. i just saw black garlic in the produce section at whole foods. can't wait to try it.

            1. if your still looking i found some at strathmore sobeys,so im sure you can find some at any sobeys

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              1. re: howlin

                Saw some yesterday at the designer Sobeys on Southland. I think it was five bucks for two very small heads.

                1. re: Scary Bill

                  If anyone is looking for this in YEG/Edmonton, I bought two heads in a bag for $4.95 at the downtown Sobeys yesterday. Can't wait to make hummus with it.

                  1. re: kazzy

                    I saw it at the Italian Center South last week in Edmonton. Sorry didnt think to look at the price :(

                    1. re: kazzy

                      I really can't see this in hummus. Think raisins rather than roasted garlic.

                      1. re: sharonanne

                        Roasted and black garlic are different beasts. And roasted garlic hummus is great actually-there is some in my fridge as I write.

                        1. re: Scary Bill

                          Not sure why you are telling me this as I have some black garlic on my counter but glad you agree with me, Scary Bill. :-)

                          1. re: sharonanne

                            Ahh, my mistake, I did not catch your drift first read. LOL, I thought you were suggesting raisins in hummus, not "like raisins". Not enough sleep last night, shar.

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