• 5 eating apples
  • a sprig of thyme
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • a tablespoon of caster sugar
  • a teaspoon of white wine vinegar


  • STEP 1
    Put the cloves of garlic, skins on, into a roasting dish with a little oil and cover with clingfilm. Roast for around 20-25 minutes
  • STEP 2
    Meanwhile, chop the apples into chunks - peel, pipis and all. Add to a small saucepan with about 75ml water and stew for 15 minutes or until soft.
  • STEP 3
    Add a the caster sugar and transfer to a blender. When the garlic is ready, squeeze one of the cloves out if it's skin and and to the blender with the vinegar and a pinch of salt.
  • STEP 4
    Blend until nearly smooth and then taste to see how garlicky it is. Add either half or all of the remaining garlicand any additional seasoning according to taste.

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