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Chervil is a sweet, aromatic herb with a delicate aniseed flavour. It is a member of the parsley family, and indigenous to the regions around the Black and Caspian Seas. It is widely used in French cuisine.
Category: Herb
In Season: Spring Autumn
To Buy:
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.
To Store:
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.
Cooking Tips:
Tear the chervil up with your fingers.

Nutrition per 1 Cup:

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* This information is sourced by a qualified naturopath. It is non prescriptive and not intended as a cure for the condition. Recommended intake is not provided. It is no substitute for the advice and treatment of a professional practitioner.

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