Garlic is widely used in Creole cooking, especially for caris. Garlic is a bulb called a head that is composed of small bulbs called cloves. It is used to enhance the flavour of a wide range of recipes including salads and soups. Garlic is also included in some compound condiments such as harissa and to season tomato sauces served with pasta, for example. Garlic is widely used in Creole cooking, particularly in caris. Note that tropical garlic is stronger than standard garlic.