Botanical name: Allium sativum, Liliaceae garlic is a plant cultivated since ancient time. Today, garlic is grown on every continent and is primarily known for its culinary use. In Italy it is grown mainly in Campania, Sicily, Veneto and Emilia-The edible portion are the cloves or bulbils, which 5-20 groups make up the bulb or head or head. This is enveloped by a series of leaves those sterile protective tunics. Garlic bulbs should be stored in a cool and ventilated in boxes or hanging entwined in the typical "reste".