What is the Most Garlicky Cuisine?
- Perilagu Khan Mar 29, 2013 08:11 AM
The Japanese refer to the Koreans as "garlic-eaters" and I know French cuisine relies very heavily on garlic, but are these cuisines really the most garlic-heavy? If not, which do you nominate?
And, yes, I'm looking for a place in which to build my retirement house.
The United States. You can find it in any region and sooner or later in any food group. The denizens actually pay big bucks to down concentrated pills of it. I have found it in mashed potatoes, salmon, and even ice cream. No matter what regional or national cuisine an eating establishment may offer, rely on the cook adding garlic to make it their own.
Well, I'm not sure about the #1 spot, but I learned today that Syrian food should go onto the list.
Aside from that, I would vote for Korean. But there ARE differences in garlic -- this happened when I was living in Seoul, and the general consensus was that Chinese garlic had different "properties" and was therefore unmarketable in Korea: