How to make the Immune Boosting Garlic Infused Honey
Two recipes on creating Honey infused with garlic
Combining Honey and garlic is a good way to enjoy the benefits of the medicinal properties of garlic with the sweetness and goodness of honey.
Garlic has a lot of health benefits and is mainly known for boosting the immune system as a lot of people take it to try and prevent colds.
Honey is a good source of energy as it contains carbohydrates and natural sugars. It has antibacterial and antioxidant properties and can be used to heal wounds and has been known to cure a sore throat. It can act as a preservative and also absorbs flavors easily. This is why it is a good mix with garlic.
Check out the recipes below to create this interesting great mix
1. Immune-Boosting Honey Infused Raw Garlic
1/2 pint raw honey
8-10 cloves of minced garlic
1. Place the minced garlic in the bottom of a half-pint jar. Then fill the rest of the jar with honey.
2. Set the jar near a south-facing window. For the next month you will see garlic juice releasing into the honey. After a month has passed, it is ready to use.
2. Honey Infused with Roasted Garlic
250 grams of locally grown honey
30 grams of dry white wine
15 grams of extra virgin olive oil
10 cloves of fresh garlic
1 sprig of fresh rosemary
Cracked white pepper corns
Sprinkle of sea salt
1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees.
2. Peel the garlic cloves. Stir the white wine and olive oil, together with a whisk.
3. Put the garlic on a square of baking paper and place it using a ceramic oven dish. Pour the olive oil and white wine over the garlic. Then sprinkle it with sea salt and top it off with fresh rosemary sprigs.
4. Close the baking paper into a package and then place the dish in the oven.
5. Roast the garlic for approximately 15-20 minutes or until the cloves are golden and the smell of garlic permeates the kitchen.
6. Extract the garlic from the baking paper and smash the garlic with a fork, along with the remains of the olive oil and white wine juices. Stir the roasted garlic into the honey. Then put some cracked white pepper.
7. Pour the result in a jar and close tightly. The infused honey will last for at least 2 months.