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Bottled chopped garlic has a vinegar smell, does it evaporate when cooked?

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Freddieready Wed 02-Jan-19 17:05:12

I like the idea of pre done chopped garlic but it seems to smell, does this go when cooked?
Does anyone use a brand that they really like, the one I have comes from Tesco and is English Provender.

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oldsewandsew Wed 02-Jan-19 17:06:32

I use that one, and I have never noticed a taste vinegar once cooked (although I do like vinegar a lot, so might not notice as much as others!)

7salmonswimming Wed 02-Jan-19 17:07:29

It doesn’t. Pre-chopped garlic in any kind of preservative always tastes of garlic + preservative. It’s grim.

Look for frozen chopped garlic. It’s just like fresh and can go straight from freezer to pot.

SlatternIsTrying Wed 02-Jan-19 18:20:28

I have never had a problem with it.

ScarlettDarling Wed 02-Jan-19 18:23:43

I once used it and had to chuck the whole spag Bol out, it tasted so strongly of vinegar. I'd never use it again. If I'm in a rush then garlic purée is a good substitute.

Littlebelina Wed 02-Jan-19 19:54:30

We use frozen when can't be arsed to chop fresh. Think more major supermarkets do it

SushiMonster Thu 03-Jan-19 11:49:29

Nah the bottled stuff always tastes of the preservative IMO.

I use frozen fresh garlic (and ginger) you can get it from any major supermarket. Only thing is the Cofresh crushed frozen garlic is in lumps that are too big for most dishes so I usually have to chop them in half with a big knife.

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