Garlic Butter

"This is as simple as it gets. We keep a pot of this in the fridge and also take it camping so we can have easy garlic flavour for all our dishes. Use it in pasta, soups or for super-easy garlic bread. The salt in the butter keeps the garlic from going bad and we have successfully carried this bike touring in hotter climates (up to 25C during the day) for a week. The butter melts during the day in these conditions but reforms at night when it's cooler."
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Ready In:




  • Make sure the butter is relatively soft.
  • Mix in the garlic cloves.
  • Add dried herbs of your choice, if you wish.
  • Put in an air tight container and ideally leave a day before using so that the garlic flavor really permeates the butter.

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  1. This was simple, fast, and tasted great!! Thanks for sharing!!


This is a picture of me and my husband in Portugal, climbing up above the clouds with our bikes. Right now we are travelling around the world on our bicycles, so I only pop onto Zaar occasionally, when internet connections and time allow me to. If I don't reply to a message about one of my recipes, now you know why! Our trip may take several years so if it's urgent, it's probably better for you to post in the forums ;) Good food is really important to me -- I am happy to pay extra for food that I feel is produced in a sustainable and ethical way and always try to eat using seasonal produce. When we were in the UK we rarely shopped at supermarkets, trying instead to favour small producers, although we were very lucky in that we lived in London and there was lots of choice. We also were fortunate enough to have a weekly organic veg box delivered to our door, filled with so many lovely vegetables for very little money. It really opened my horizons in terms of the variety of vegetables I eat. If you're in the UK, check out Riverford for a box supplier as they're amazing! When I'm not eating I love to take pictures and travel with my husband. <img src="">
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