Can be bought fresh or dried. Look for fresh generally sold in small punnets packaged similarly to thyme and oregano. Look for fresh green leaves only. Dried chervil should be packed in airtight containers and should be bright green.
Fresh - remove from any plastic packaging and store dry in plastic bags in the refrigerator for up to 6 days. Dried will keep for 12 months in an airtight container, away from light and heat.
Tips & Tricks:
Use to flavour light, delicate dishes such as seafood, egg dishes and with cream cheese in herb sandwiches. Chervil is an ingredient in the classic French blend - fines herbes - along with tarragon, parsley and chives.
Tear the chervil up with your fingers.