I put the emulsified garlic portion back in food processor, added the oil s-l-o-w-l-y – and it worked like a charm! So glad it worked out! Just to be clear, any oil can be used in this recipe as they have properties that will form an emulsification. Good catch. because it’s so delicious on EVERYTHING. Followed the directions and mine turned out perfectly! I’ve heard that it depends on the freshness of the garlic. Vegan, Garlicky, Creamy and Flavorful. Maybe adding sour cream to the end product? It is a Lebanese sauce that is added to sandwiches or as a dip. Can you suggest where i may have gone wrong. I love this garlic sause! I give my boyfriend head semi-often, and sometimes is has a really spicy after taste. Drizzle in the oil at first. And of course now I do. Tried to make this but a half recipe, and ended up with an oily mess. I also loved reading about your aunt. Those are what I have other than Olive and coconut oils. It was beautiful and the perfect consistency that evening. Us greeks have a version of this called Skordalia, which also contains potatoes. My question is: can I roast the garlic first to tone down the flavour? This dish is inherently “spicy” but you could use less garlic. Tried using elephant garlic and it turned out bitter. Hi Liz – thanks for the great recipe! Hope a lot of my readers will click over here and try the recipe! It was fine until the very end! The site may not work properly if you don't, If you do not update your browser, we suggest you visit, Press J to jump to the feed. Will be trying this recipe soon. Maybe need some cream or milk and definitely more salt and lemon. Let me know if that helps!! Hi Neri – Did you add it slowly enough? I asked the owner what it was, he said he started with garlic paste, a little olive oil, etc. Can avocado oil be used? Thank you???? YUM! Thanks in advance for your input! We also found a pungent garlic shock initially so I added 2 tbsp of extra virgin olive oil and that just calmed everything down and made it taste creamier! I’m sure this compromises the authenticity of the toum, but it’s better than losing the whole batch, right?! Luckily, I was able to snap the picture above at a past family gathering. All Rights Reserved. 15 minutes in the food processor and it looked the same as the first 2 minutes. I found this searching for Paleo Garlic Paste…and am going to have to keep searching. I would definitely only recommend using fresh garlic not pre-minced. I am making it today and tried your toum recipe, it is amazing. Thank you Aunt Paula! I worked JUST PERFECT!!!!!! It came together perfectly! AS I TOO JUST PUT IN ALL TUE OIL, Ps it says in the instructions UNTIL YOU HAVE ADDED ALL THE OIL. Love Love Love this. It certainly is better than losing the batch! This allows me to have better control of the air I am pumping in as the blades are often spinning at higher rpm than the latter. The first time i made it, it turned out perfectly. My mixture turned sooo thick, way before it was even edible. I’m really not sure, it’s hard to say! your recipe is OK. Really enjoyed my first batch which turned out beautifully. This is the first time using a blender and it worked wonderful besides it tasting like canola oil. An emulsion always involves two incompatible liquids that are brought together by dispersing one into tiny droplets suspended throughout the other. Thanks millions of times! Great sauce. Basically folding it together slowly. However, this is all about preference of taste for the end result. Ahhhh that’s a great question. Then I took it all out, let it sit so the oil came to the top and the sort of emulsified chunks sunk to the bottom. 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