Strong, aromatic member of onion nad leek family; the bulbs have of many small cloves. There are many varieties of differing size, pungency and colour. The most widely used variety has a white/grey skin. The bulbets are called 'cloves'. The distinctive taste of garlic makes it one of the most best known herbs.
Use: Garlic is used to flavour many types of dishes and a wide variety of foods and meats, pizzas, stews, soups, marinade, casseroles, sauces. Garlic is the one vegetable that can be eaten with almost anything. It is also an essential ingredient in the cuisines of France, Spain, Italy, the Middle East and far Eastern countries and used lavishly with fish, salads, and bread that has been sprinkled with olive oil