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Makalo

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Ingredients
  • 1 head of garlic
  • Salt to taste
  • 5 tablespoons of oil
  • 3 tablespoons of vinegar
  • 400ml warm water
  • Optional: roasted peppers and parsley to finish
  • 30g ground walnuts 


Method:

1. Peel & wash garlic

2. Place garlic in a wooden mortar and pestle (you can use a blender/puree machine but the mortar and pestle will give a more authentic taste) and add salt

3. Puree garlic until it has reached the consistency of a smooth, white paste

4. Add oil and stir until combined

5. Gradually add vinegar while stirring

6. Add warm water and combine

7. Optional: add roasted peppers and parsley 

8. Sprinkle with ground walnuts

9. Serve with crusty bread for dipping

WARNING: Have some strong breath mints on stand-by!

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