(Petroselinum crispum var neapolitanum)
Tuscan food is known for its simple style yet complex flavours coming from a blend of regional herbs that have been used for cooking and healing since Roman times. An easy to grow hardy annual that is an essential herb for any kitchen.
Taste of Tuscany herbs should be blended together in ratios as required for each dish. They all blend well with some basics of the modern and old kitchen like onions, tomatoes and garlic. The flavours are strong so best used with heavy or game style meats.
An easy to use herb that enhances other herbs and when added just prior to serving will lift the other flavours in the dish. It is high in vitamin C and is reputed to aid in reducing garlic breath next morning.
This quick growing herb likes fertile moist soil in part to full sun. Will grow well in any veggie garden and also in small or large pots.
Harvest often even if not required in the kitchen as it will extend the plant life significantly. Remove flower stems as they appear. Give regular applications of Seasol and PowerFeed to keep the plant healthy and producing well.
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