So what makes Just the Crush® unique?
Just the Crush® combines the sweet flavourful mixture of garlic, caramelised shallots, and subtle spices, to create a rich and garlicy taste. Made in Sussex and only with natural products combined with locally sourced Extra Virgin Rapeseed Oil, Just the Crush® is also vegan.
Adaptable and all about Garlic!
Just the Crush® can be used as a condiment, marinade, stir in or in cooking to enhance your meals. You can be subtle or add a real garlicy kick, and if you really savour the taste of garlic, Just the Crush® will work for you on your meats or vegetables, in salads or as a dip, with none of the fiddly chopping first. Just experiment, or follow our suggestions and be inspired to transform your old favourites or new exciting creations into something really special.
Here are some of our favourite ways of using Just the Crush®:
- Blend with pizza dough for an amazing base
- Add a flavoursome twist to homemade soups
- Combine in salad dressings or use as a crudité dip on its own
- Spread over ciabatta to make a spectacular garlic bread
- Perfect for creating the classic Moules Mariniere
- Toss over potato wedges or roast potatoes before serving
- Add to tomato or cream based pasta dishes
- Mashed potatoes
- Fresh pasta or rice
- Combine with hot risotto
- Blend with marinades, dips and spreads
- Fresh green vegetables before serving such as green beans or broccoli
- Run through wilted spinach
As A Marinade:
- Use to infuse Olives
- Rub in to a lamb joint or steaks a few hours before roasting or BBQ-ing
- Rub under the skin of a chicken before roasting
*Tip: Do not stir fry or BBQ the garlic crush as burnt garlic will leave a bitter taste. Run through, or mix in, to add a rich garlic seasoning when the dish is removed from the very high heat or heat is reduced.
Fascinating facts about Garlic!
- Garlic was fed to the builders of the Great Pyramid in Egypt in the belief that it gave them strength and endurance.
- In ancient Greece, brides carried bouquets of herbs and garlic, not flowers.
- The city of Chicago is named after garlic. 'Chicagaoua' was the Indian word for wild garlic.
- Garlic applied on wounds can heal them faster. During World War I, this healing quality of garlic was used extensively by British soldiers.
- The most cloves of garlic eaten in one minute is 34.