Garlic mustard

Alliara petiolata

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.


Garlic Mustard - Technique and methodology are important to you The answer you planted into the sixteenth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Raising Doubts project. Latin name: Alliaria petiolata Artist family: Beaux-Arts 
Colour: White Tuin Joop

With: Tuin Joop


Look zonder look or garlic mustard is one of the oldest discovered spices to be used in cooking in Europe. Evidence of its use has been found from archeological remains found in the Baltic, dating back to 6100-5750. Until now, people in many countries (mostly european) enjoy adding this plant in salads, soups and use as a seasoning for meat dishes. Before peple used to use garlic mustard to prevent meat from rotting, nowadays it just adds an interesting taste to the dish.