Garlic Bread

January is a good time to sow garlic cloves indoors. Once they are ready, why not make your own garlic bread?

Garlic bread is a classic accompaniment or starter with Italian food, Give it a rustic update of your own with this recipe.

Recipe serves 4 (depending on the amount of bread used).


  • 2 crushed garlic cloves
  • 75g very soft butter
  • Pitta bread, sourdough or ciabatta (or all three!)


Preparation method

Take your home grown garlic cloves, crush them to a pulp and mix with the butter.

Toast the bread in a toaster, on the barbecue or under a grill.

Spread the garlic butter onto your bread.

Enjoy as a starter or as a nice side dish.