Made from dehydrated and ground garlic bulbs. Garlic is an important ingredient in the cuisine of most nations. A very small amount can elevate meat, fish, and vegetables dishes and be almost undetectable. Garlic is quite the ubiquitous spice in the culinary world essential in the robust cuisine of the Mediterranean region, important to Indian recipes, and is widely used in China and South East Asia. You would use the powder directly on the food as a seasoning, whereas, fresh garlic is mostly sautéed and added to the recipe as an ingredient.