You’ve been doing it all wrong: Peeling garlic

How to peel garlic in under 10 seconds

Feel like cooking up some garlic prawns with a side of garlic bread tonight? Good, because we have a trick up our sleeves that will halve your prep time.

Peeling garlic is deceptively time-consuming, but with two bowls and a little bit of elbow grease you can peel an entire head of it without getting skins all over your kitchen.

Just watch this demonstration by Saveur.com’s Todd Coleman:

Pretty simple, huh? We reckon the intensive shaking also counts as a portion of your daily cardio quota, so there’s an added bonus.

Unfortunately, we can’t help you with the inevitable issue of garlic breath. You’re on your own with that one.

Do you have any cooking tips to share?

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Check out the rest of our ‘You’ve been doing it all wrong’ series:

Peeling a hard-boiled egg

Peeling a banana

Peeling a potato

Separating eggs

Opening a tin of Milo

Cooking pasta

Organising a fridge

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