Garlic Mayonnaise – or aioli in France – is one of my favorite condiments. It’s traditionally used with seafood but I love it on French fries, baked veggies (watch out for my oven baked sweet potato recipe), bread, tartines and sandwiches. You can pretty much use it on anything, and the taste of homemade mayo is nothing like the over-processed supermarket stuff.
I love Indian spices, I use them a lot in my cooking from bean and lentil dishes to snacks like honey roasted nuts or Chai Tea in the winter (watch out for a recipe as it gets colder). Garam masala is a mixture of roasted ground spices commonly used in Indian cooking. There are many versions of garam masala using different spices like cloves, whole peppercorns and cinnamon. You can add it to sweet or savory dishes and it keeps for a long time.
I use garlic in so many recipes, it is probably my favorite ingredient ever. Garlic is extremely healthy and roasting the whole head is one my favorite ways to use it. Roasting caramelizes and adds sweetness to the garlic leaving it more mild and palatable to people who can’t tolerate raw garlic. It also gets soft so you can squeeze it out of its skin. Here are 10 different ways you can use your roasted cloves: