is a wonderful seasoning to add aroma, taste, and added nutrition to the dishes. Garlic an herb affectionately called "the stinking rose" in light of its numerous therapeutic benefits. Garlic is arranged in a head, called a "bulb," which averages about 2 inches in height and diameter and consists of numerous small separate cloves. Both the cloves and the entire bulb are encased in paper-like sheathes that can be white, off-white, or have a pink/purple hue. Although Garlic cloves have a firm texture, they can be easily cut or crushed. The taste of garlic is like no other—it hits the palate with a hot pungency that is shadowed by very subtle background sweetness.
Health Benefits Of Garlic
- Antibacterial and antiviral benefits
- Cardiovascular benefits
- Anti-inflammatory benefits across body systems
- Cancer prevention
- Garlic and iron metabolism