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Lovefood Logo By Karlina Valeiko of Lovefood | Slide 2 of 34: Separate the cloves from the bulb, place them on a chopping board and give them a good whack one by one with the flat side of your knife. This will loosen the skin and make it easier to peel. You can either cut off the brown base of the clove before or after. Don’t forget to wash your hands in soapy water afterwards to get rid of the smell.

What’s the best way to peel a garlic clove?

Separate the cloves from the bulb, place them on a chopping board and give them a good whack one by one with the flat side of your knife. This will loosen the skin and make it easier to peel. You can either cut off the brown base of the clove before or after. Don’t forget to wash your hands in soapy water afterwards to get rid of the smell.
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