Dill, Not just a pickle herb!

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Dill The herb I love! Dill not just a pickle herb! (Anethum – Graveoleus)

Dill the elegant herb, the herb I use more than any other in my cooking!

Dill, the word comes from the Saxon word “Dilla”  which means to soothe. It is used as an aid for digestion – and as a tranquilizer because it contains the chemical Carvone.

I love it in my cooking…


Dill not just a pickle herb!

Appearance: Dill will grow to 90 cm it has feathery blue/green leaves and yellow flowers member of the parsley family and its native home was the eastern Mediterranean and western Asia. In Europe and Asia, dill has long been a staple herb.

Dill is a herb that is often passed over as just a pickle spice and is not fully appreciated. When a continent thinks of dill just as a pickling herb they miss out on the many ways to use Dill in cooking. Here are a few recipes easy and delicious with ingredients that are easy to find and inexpensive as well, so please experiment you will really like the results.


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Children's book and cookbook author Litsa Bolontzakis is an expert on Greek cooking and that culture's easy, simple way of life. Her desire is to help other families learn from her culture how to appreciate the simple things in life and grow to enjoy the seasons and the gifts they bring.

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