Garlic is a very important condiment in the Mediterranean diet. Garlic is used in all the gastronomies of the world. And it has become an essential ingredient in the kitchen. Both for its spectacular aroma and flavor, as well as for its medicinal and healing properties. It is so important that it even has its own day on the calendar. So, every April 19, we celebrate Garlic Day. A perfect way to pay a small tribute to this important ingredient.
Garlic Day, April 19
The origin of this day was in the United States, from where it quickly spread to many other countries.
Undoubtedly, this date was created in order to recognize all the properties that this food has. Throughout its history, its medicinal properties have been studied and, even today, new uses and applications of garlic continue to be discovered.
So, such a beneficial food could not be left without its own day. It is also a perfect way, not to make it known, since it is known worldwide, but to promote its consumption.
Celebrate this day by making it your main ingredient
Garlic is one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen. So, if you are passionate about this wonderful seasoning, celebrate its day by making it the main ingredient in your dishes.
It has so many uses that you can use it from breakfast, in toast with oil, to dinner.
Garlic Festivals and Celebrations
In Gilroy, California, known as the garlic capital of the world, we also find an important celebration around this food.
A festival is held here with games, crafts, music and contests with something in common, all involving this ingredient – you can even find garlic ice cream!
This festival has been celebrated since 1979, in the month of July, and since then, millions of visitors have already attended
And to say goodbye, a curiosity about this food:
Did you know that garlic was even found in the tomb of King Tutankhamun?
Since this plant was sacred to the Egyptians, in the tomb of King Tutankhamun several models of garlic made in clay were found.
And with this, we finish celebrating Garlic Day, if you also want to celebrate it, remember to leave us your comments, ideas, opinions… How are you going to celebrate it? Did you know about this day?
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