Continental parsley has a fresh, mild flavour that will complement almost any dish. It can be added to any recipe or lay alongside as a garnish. Buy online at BuyFruit.com.au.
Continental parsley, also called Italian parsley, is a popular and versatile herb. The tender stems and flat leaves are both edible and are bright green in colour. Continental parsley has a fresh, mild flavour that will complement almost any dish. It can be added to any recipe or lay alongside as a garnish.
Choose bunches of continental parsley with firm, bright stems and fresh looking leaves. Avoid bunches that have yellowed or blackened leaves. If the roots are attached, store the bunch upright in a container of water, covered in plastic. If there are no roots, wrap it in a damp paper towel and put it in a plastic bag in the fridge. It should remain fresh for three to four days and should only be washed directly before use.
Did you know? Parsley contains large amounts of vitamin C and folic acid, which is thought to help prevent cancer. Adding parsley to cooked dishes adds beautiful colour and extra nutrition without dramatically changing the flavour. Add chopped parsley to soups, stews and casseroles before cooking. Sprinkle fresh, chopped parsley over steamed vegetables and any other dish that could benefit from a bit of colour.