Two types of garlic chives originate from South East Asia: the leaf and flowering type. The "leaf" has slender, narrow flat leaves, while the base of the stalk is tubular, gradually tapering flat, whereas the "flowering" type leaves are round and hollow. It tastes quite mild with flavours somewhere between onion, garlic and leek. Find it in garden centres and Asian supermarkets. Also known as he in Vietnamese, Chinese chives, Chinese leek
Alternative: Regular chives.