Umami is a young company located between Langhe and Roero, Piedmont. The company specializes in the production of black garlic made with traditional methods and Italian quality raw materials.
Garlic, after the long ripening process, turns black, acquires new fragrances and will be able to enhance any creation, from savory to sweet. It is then made into a delicious cream by adding olive oil and water, ideal for spreading or for flavoring risottos and sauces.
The precise place of origin of black garlic is not known; it is said to have originated in Korea. Certainly through the ingenuity and curiosity of chefs black garlic has arrived in Europe and is now becoming a key ingredient in the contemporary cuisine of the West.
Black garlic is famous for its health properties, including a particular presence of antioxidants as well as the property of regulating blood cholesterol. Because of the ripening process, black garlic is extremely digestible.
Also suitable for vegan and gluten-free diets.
Black Garlic is used in desserts, salads and savory dishes. With its’ umami taste it is like the king of flavors and adds a particularly delicious nuance to dishes. Add Black Garlic to ice cream, fresh salad, risotto, honey or flavored butter – a delicious result is guaranteed in any case.