Parsley can be more than a pretty garnish that adds pretty accents food.
Did you know it gets rid of garlic breath ,better than chewing mint and with health benefits to boot.
It can grown in the comfort of your apartment in a po,t either outdoors or indoors and you have fresh aprsley for your kitchen anytime you need it.
Parsley is in the same family as celery and it has been in use for more than two thousand years.
There are two kinds of parsley,flat leaf parsley that packs food with more flavour and can withstand cooking without losing any of its awesome flavours,and curly leaf parsley that has less flavour but is a wonderful garnish because of its curly leaves.
Parsley apart from providing flavour to foods comes packed with vitamin C,iron,Vitamin A nad flavonoids that contain anti oxidants that are great for zapping out those free radicals in the body that may cause disease.
To read more about the health benefits of parsley .
Be sure to try my savoury parsley crepes.
Other noble uses of parsley include:
1.Adding it to soups
2.As a flavour addition to egg dishes like omelettes,frittatas and scrambled eggs
3.In flour doughs for making chapatis,pizzas,bread and other savoury pastries
4.Incorporating it in dishes like mashed potatoes,meatballs.
5.In marinades for flavouring meats,poultry,fish.
6.In salads and pestos.
7.Incorporating it in sandwich fillings.
8.Adding it to butter and using it with toasted garlic bread.
9.Adding it to salad cream or mayonnaise for extra flavour
10.Some people even add the herb to fruit smoothies and vegetable juices.
So there you have 10 ways to have more of this awesome herb.