Lovage Herb Seeds - Non-GMO - an herb That Tastes Like Celery, with Undertones of Parsley and a hint of Anise. - Country Creek LLC
About this item
- An herb often used for garnishing dished, salads, stews, and savory dishes.
- Every part of Lovage can be used and is edible.
- The leaves have a strong flavor and aroma, a little goes a long way when using in your recipes.
- The plant can be used in any recipe that calls for parsley or celery.
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Lovage, a tall perennial plant, is a Levisticum officinale, and a member of the parsley family. This hardy herb is native to some regions in the southern Mediterranean and central Asia. Unlike parsley, lovage has thin and long hollow stalks that grow up to 3 to 5 feet. The dark green and shiny leaves have jagged, toothed edges. Towards the end of the season, this herb blooms with yellow flowers flowed by yellowish-brown colored fruits. The leaves, seeds, and roots are all used in cooking. You’ll find several Mediterranean recipes that include lovage. It’s mostly used in recipes for aroma and flavor. The delicate leaves of lovage appear like celery leaves and smell the same. The leaves have a strong flavor and aroma. In fact, only a few leaves of lovage are needed to flavor your dish. Lovage seeds and leaves are a common flavoring ingredient in several European cuisines. The green leaves are often used for garnishing dishes and salads. It’s a flavorful addition to stews, soups, and savory dishes. Lovage looks a bit like celery but is in the carrot family. The plants may grow up to 6 feet and bears lacy thick green foliage. Sun and well-drained soils are the key to growing lovage. Growing lovage requires soil with a pH of 6.5 and sandy, loamy soils.