Dawn Hollins and Carole Broadhead
(This is one of those Basta/Enough recipes beloved of Italian grandmothers!)
Put peeled garlic cloves into a small saucepan and just cover with olive oil. Heat slowly and gently until the garlic softens – do not boil. Place into jars and cover with olive oil, adding herbs such as thyme or oregano if desired. Keep refrigerated. Use as a spread or an ingredient.