Garlic is a hardy, bulbous perennial herb of the onion family. The bulb of garlic consists of 6 to 30 individual bulbils called “Cloves”.
The aroma of garlic is unmistakable and pungent. The smell has an undernote of sulphur and the taste can be quite sharp and biting. Dried garlic, garlic oil, garlic powder and flakes are the common forms of garlic. Garlic is one of the most widely used ingredients in the world.