Herbs for the Kitchen - Parsley
Contributed by: Jill Black
Parsley is used to add flavour in cooking, and colour when used as a garnish to meals - and so easy to grow.
Nutritionally this wonderful little herb is rich in
Vitamin A,B and C, and a source of iron and calcium.
It is useful in aiding digestion and for overcoming
For use in the kitchen I like to have two plants growing
at any given time.
I keep one in the kitchen to have on hand while the
other plant enjoys the sunshine and natural conditions
outside. Once a every two weeks I rotate the plants.
This allows the plant I have been using to recover.
Parsley can be used in a variety of dishes including
soup, fish, egg, chicken, vegetable and cheese and
blends well with other herbs for use in stuffing
and white sauces. Fish and steak can be served with
parsley butter to add both flavour and colour.
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