A recent Forbes report highlighted the changes in food trends in flavours and spices: in 1950 households were blessed if they had 10 spices in the larder, now most have over 40. Cooking at home and the joys of presenting food on Instagram have focused attention on hard to get spices. Home cooks are seeking out heat (especially pepper), seeds for high nutritional content and visual interest and convenience (think of all those flavour mixes now available).
Black garlic sales are rising meeting the ambition of great health, visual interest and strong umami flavouring. Easy to source right here