This popular vegetable has erect, succulent, semicircular stems and bright green, aromatic leaves. If not cropped the plant will produce flowers and then seed. The stems and leaves are used in salads, stews and soups.
• Cream cheese, Curries, Pickles, Soups, Stews, Salads,
• Poultry stuffings,
• Add finely chopped leaves to milk for poaching fish and shellfish,
• The dried leaves can be crumbled and used as flavouring
• Use as a salt substitute in a salt-free diet. Grind into a powder to use as an ingredient of celery salt.