Parsley

Petroselinum crispum

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Parsley - Technique and methodology are not important to you The answer you planted into the sixteenth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Casting Doubts project. Latin name: Petroselinum crispum Artist family: Neutral 123 Zaden, Zadenbank Velt

Description

Parsley is native to the central Mediterranean region (southern Italy, Algeria, and Tunisia), naturalized elsewhere in Europe, and widely cultivated as a herb, a spice, and a vegetable.

Parsley is widely used in Middle Eastern, European, and American cooking. Curly leaf parsley is often used as a garnish. In central and eastern Europe and in western Asia, many dishes are served with fresh green chopped parsley sprinkled on top. Root parsley is very common in central and eastern European cuisines, where it is used as a snack or a vegetable in many soups, stews, and casseroles.