In the Jainism religion of India, they don't even eat root vegetables like potatoes and garlic, because by using the root you are killing the plant as it can not grow again. djsm.org.au/jainism/2020/…
[] Microbiologists recreated a 1,000-year-old onion and garlic eye remedy which kills staphylococcus aureus, also known as MRSA. bbc.com/news/uk-england-n…
In 2015 the city council of the Italian town of Amatrice, birthplace of the famous pasta dish amatriciana, publicly denounced renowned chef Carlo Cracco for cooking amatriciana with garlic, an ingredient not found in the original recipe. theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Nearly all garlic in cultivation is propagated asexually, by planting individual cloves in the ground. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
Well-preserved garlic was found in the tomb of Tutankhamun, AKA King Tut (c. 1325 BC). en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
Newborn babies prefer vanilla, garlic, and cinnamon flavored breast milk. waterwipes.com/us/en/comm…
Black garlic is simply garlic that has been left to ferment at high heat. It's loaded with nearly twice as many antioxidants as standard raw garlic and contains a naturally occurring compound called s-allylcysteine, a contributing component in cancer prevention, & lowers bad cholesterol businessinsider.com/9-mag…
Stainless steel removes the smell of garlic from your fingers. huffpost.com/entry/elimin…
If you rub a piece of garlic on your foot, you will taste it in your mouth about an hour later. mentalfloss.com/article/9…
The state of California produces half of the fruit and vegetables consumed in the US, as well as 99% of artichokes and walnuts and 95% of garlic. latimes.com/food/dailydis…
Ninjas avoided garlic or any pungent food to prevent their body odour from being detected by the enemy when hiding. atlasobscura.com/articles…
Kosher pickles are not made not necessarily kosher in the sense that it has been prepared in accordance with Jewish dietary law. Rather, it is a pickle made in the traditional manner of Jewish New York City pickle makers, with generous addition of garlic and dill to a natural salt brine. myjewishlearning.com/mixe…
An Australian restaurant called Pablo's Escoburgers came under fire for their burger called "The Patron," a double patty with candied bacon topped with a line of white powder (garlic flour) and a rolled up fake $100 bank note. They announced that people were "lining up for a taste." insider.com/pablos-escobu…
Vindaloo (curry) originated from Portuguese sailors, carne de vinha d'alhos ("meat in garlic wine marinade"). The basic structure of the dish was "preserved" raw ingredients, packed in wooden barrels of layers of pork & garlic, soaked in red wine. This was "Indianized" by the local Goan cooks. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vin…
Little Caesers signature Crazy Bread is just sliced pizza crust covered with butter and garlic. fabulesslyfrugal.com/reci…
Donair sauce is made from condensed milk, vinegar and garlic powder allrecipes.com/recipe/233…
After eating garlic, its sulfur compounds are released not only in the mouth but also in the gut, from which they seep into the lungs and skin. To prevent garlic breath, plant chemicals like chlorophyll and polyphenols bind to sulfur compounds in garlic and help neutralize odor thehealthy.com/dental/get…
Scientists found a medieval salve made out of wine, garlic, onion and oxgall which must be put in a brass vessel for nine nights to become an antibiotic that is potent against MRSA. theconversation.com/medie…
Garlic ranks as the #1 antibacterial food. Capsicums (peppers) are only 75% effective news.cornell.edu/stories/…
In the harsh winter of 2008, the town of Ankeny, Iowa used expired garlic salt to help thaw the roads, keeping several tons from going to a landfill. npr.org/templates/story/s…
A lady named Gloria Ramirez was named the "The Toxic Lady" after death due to releasing "a garlic-like smell" that the medical staff thought came from her mouth, which actually came from her whole body, along with other strange symptoms. The reason as to why this happened is unknown. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dea…
If you put garlic on your foot and wait an hour, you’ll be able to taste and smell the garlic. This is due to a molecule called Allicin, which can permeate the skin in your feet and travel through your blood all the way to your mouth and nose. popsci.com/you-can-taste-…
It is forbidden for Muslims to go to the Mosque after eating garlic, onions or other food of offensive smell sahihmuslim.com/sps/smm/s…
A Vindaloo curry is typically not hot and fiery and actually made with garlic and vinegar or wine theguardian.com/lifeandst…
Today I learned that a thousand year old garlic and onion medical recipe was an effective antibiotic ointment. bbc.com/news/uk-england-n…
The well-known phenomenon of "garlic breath" is allegedly alleviated by eating fresh parsley. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
There exists a kind of garlic called "solo garlic" which doesn't have separate cloves but is just one solid piece. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sol…
In 1700s Transylvania the element Tellerium was discovered. This element is poisonus and, upon consumption, makes the breath of its consumer wreak of garlic. rsc.org/periodic-table/el…
Garlics turn blue when pickled. motherearthnews.com/real-…
China consumes 75% of the world's garlic -- 14.3 kg/per person annually. agriorbit.com/global-garl…
In Ancient Egypt, elite dined off meat, fruit, vegetables, and honey-sweetened cakes enhanced by the finest of wines, but the poor were limited to a more monotonous diet of bread, fish, beans, onions and garlic washed down with a sweet, soupy beer historyextra.com/period/a…
Porphyria, a collection of diseases where symptoms include severe sun sensitivity, prominent canine teeth and peculiar behaviour, is thought to be the basis of the vampire legend – especially as symptoms are worsened by garlic. bydewey.com/drkporphyria.…
Scientists have researched the effectiveness of garlic against vampires ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7…
A medieval English recipe was found to cure MRSA, an infection characterized by a resistance to antibiotics. It consists of wine, garlic, leek, and oxgall standing in a brass vessel for nine days. Each step "was crucial for its efficacy". scientificamerican.com/ar…
Today I learned of black garlic, where garlic bulbs are aged for three weeks or more at a strictly regulated temperature and humidity, typically aged in something like a rice cooker. As weird as it sounds, it actually does not taste much like garlic, but has a rather mild and sweeter flavor. thespruceeats.com/black-g…
Jains in India follow a rigorous form of vegetarianism which also excludes underground vegetables such as garlic, onions, etc, to prevent injuring small insects and microorganisms; and also to prevent the entire plant getting uprooted and killed. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jai…
, In the novel I Am Legend, the vampires fear crosses, garlic and mirrors, only because they think they should. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_A…
If you rubbed garlic on the bottom of your foot, it would be absorbed through your skin and eventually your breath would smell of garlic! popsci.com/you-can-taste-…
The Brits made garlic-flavored chocolates for their spies during WWII so they could more easily blend in with the locals in Spain and France - apparently at the time the Brits weren’t fans of garlic cbc.ca/amp/1.4151516
Consuming even 15 milligrams of elemental Tellurium can cause your sweat and breath to smell like garlic for eight months. theodoregray.com/periodic…
Scientists recreated a 9th century onion and garlic eye remedy from an Anglo-Saxon manuscript, and found that it killed 90% of antibiotic-resistant staph bacteria (MRSA). bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england…
Touching stainless steel will remove the odor of garlic and onion from your hands. They even sell bars of stainless steel "soap", which is just a bar of stainless steel to rub on your hands. m.huffpost.com/us/entry/1…
There is a garlic-flavored soft drink in Japan. soranews24.com/2015/01/31…
Garlic and onions are poisonous to cats and dogs petpoisonhelpline.com/pet…
Garlic bread has roots in Ancient Rome en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gar…
Today I learned of the Scottish 'Munchy Box' a pizza box containing up to 3000 calories of chips, donner meat, fried chicken, onion rings, garlic bread, pizza, pakora, and more en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mun…
Black Garlic is made by heating whole bulbs of garlic over the course of several weeks, a process that results in black cloves. The taste is sweet and syrupy with hints of balsamic vinegar or tamarind. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bla…
During WW2, the British secret service experimented with giving spies Garlic laced chocolate so they would smell like the Spanish locals cbc.ca/radio/asithappens/…
Scientists used a medieval recipe for a salve including wine, garlic, and oxgall mixed for 9 days to successfully kill MRSA bacteria theconversation.com/medie…

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