Lettuce (lat. Lactūca sātiva) is a type of annual herbaceous plants of the genus Latuc of the Asteraceae family. In cooking, lettuce is used to make salads, it gives the salad lightness and freshness. The leaves of the salad are very tender, so you need to add it to the dish almost before use. Also, the salad is used to serve the dish, spread it on the surface of the plate, and spread the main dish on top.