Garlic is one of the most versatile ingredients in the kitchen, being featured in cuisines from around the world.

Its natural wrapper, however, leads to many methods of getting the cloves ready for cooking.


Now Twitter user 𝖛𝖆𝖑𝖊𝖓𝖙𝖎𝖓𝖆 ✣ 𝖑𝖔𝖗𝖉, or @VPestilenZ, has introduced many cooks to a new way to get to those flavorful nuggets wrapped in layers of papery skin.

They posted a video demonstration with the caption:

"As someone who makes a lot of Korean food, this is the best method for getting garlic peeled!👌"

Chrissy Teigen, author of her own cookbooks, weighed in online.

Apparently this method was also news to Teigen.

Fellow cookbook author, Fay Ripley, called the kitchen hack transformational.

Actresses Victoria Yeates and Erika Harlacher concurred.


While Joe Nyemmy called out his ancestors.



Moving Lycan recognized the power of the internet for sharing life hacks.



People tried to figure the method out and replicate it.





Some attempts proved less than successful.


So, did you know this cooking technique? Now that we know an easier way to get into those little papery morsels, it's time to cook!

Cookbook Garlic: More than 65 deliciously different ways to enjoy cooking with garlic is available here.

Or you can sample recipes from The Everyday Garlic Cookbook: Garlic Recipes to Help You Reap the Benefits of Garlic Today!, available here.

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