How to Peel a Head of Garlic in Less Than 10 Seconds

How to Peel a Head of Garlic in Less Than 10 Seconds


What’s the problem with peeling garlic?

What´s the best way to peel garlic?

1. Vocab

Peel, let’s face it, pain in the ass, stuck under your fingernails, cloves, the heel of your hand, bowls, shake the Dickens out of it!

2. Practice saying the words and phrases out loud.


3. Now please watch the video with saveur.com.

4. Can you answer the following questions?

a). Have you ever seen this before?

b). How do you think it works?

c). Do you have any cool tips for the kitchen?

d). Would you trust this guy in your kitchen?

5. Please us the words from section 1 in following sentences.

a). __________________ ! after all the economic problems and political scandals, we need a change of government.

b). I really don’t like doing my taxes, it’s a ______________________

c). My favorite part in preparing food is ___________ the potatoes and vegetables.

d). Do you have any _______ to stop crying when cutting onions?

e). How many __________ do you use when making paella ?

6. Discussion:

How much garlic do you use in your food?

The Spanish / Catalan cuisine has a reputation for using too much garlic, do you think this is fair?

What else can garlic be used for?

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