Garlic has been cultivated for several centuries and originates from Central Asia. It comes from the family of liliaceae, the same family to which leeks and onions belong. It is a spice that cannot be absent in our kitchens, it takes a great prominence in dishes where it is the main ingredient as in garlic soups or garlic cod.
What are the properties of garlic?
The consumption of garlic provides a great nutritional value and different properties. It contains vitamin C, which is essential for development and growth, and vitamin B6, which is important for brain development and maintaining a healthy nervous system. It provides many minerals such as calcium, potassium, phosphorus and magnesium. The different antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-flu properties help to improve health and our defenses.
Ground garlic and how its uses
Ground garlic has a toasted yellow color and is made from dehydrated, peeled, cut and chopped garlic. It has a more intense flavor than fresh garlic, although without the characteristic spiciness and maintaining the same properties. With a small amount of garlic powder helps to reinforce the flavor and helps to distribute the flavor better. It has an advantage, the use of garlic powder has a tendency to burn less in the case of the preparation of roasts.