Parsley is the world’s most popular herb.
It derives its name from the Greek word meaning “rock celery” (parsley is a relative to celery).
It is a biennial plant that will return to the garden year after year once it is established.
Chopped parsley can be sprinkled on a host of different recipes, including salads, vegetable sautés and grilled fish.
Combine chopped parsley with bulgur wheat, chopped green onions (scallions), mint leaves, lemon juice and olive oil to make the Middle Eastern classic dish, tabouli.
Use parsley in soups and tomato sauces.
Add parsley to pesto sauce to add more texture to its green colour
Combine chopped parsley, garlic and lemon zest, and use it as a rub for chicken, lamb and beef.