A Guide to Different Types of Garlic
Different people have very different attitudes toward garlic: some hate it because of the odor, and others add it to almost every meal they have. We had no idea that this unique plant has several types.
5-Minute Crafts is going to tell you about the different types of garlic.
This type of garlic is great for storing. Besides, the cloves look really good — if you like taking pictures of food, this is the perfect choice for you. It has a sweet taste and it’s not spicy. It smells more like fried onion, rather than garlic.
This is not a true garlic variety, but a type of leek. Its mild taste is perfect for soups, salads, and sauces that don’t need a distinct garlic flavor. Mammoth bulbs can grow up to one pound or more, each with 5 to 7 huge cloves.
This type has a mild spice that dissipates quickly with a pleasant finish. It has a creamy texture and a lot of sugar that makes it sweet. It’s a good choice for meals where the garlic shouldn’t overpower the other ingredients.
This variety is very good when it’s baked. It’s got a strong lasting flavor but it’s not very spicy and leaves no aftertaste. It’s easy to peel. When unpeeled, it has a beautiful purple clove color with gold and silver hues.
The midseason Italian garlic is a perfect choice for those that like spicy and hot. The cloves are robust, and quite big, and they are easy to peel. The skin has purplish tints.