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Celery (The Herb)

Appears in

Honey from a Weed

By Patience Gray

Published 1986

This plant, already mentioned in connection with the Italian soffritto, is widely grown as a herb, unblanched and therefore green. It has more finely serrated leaves and is much smaller than cultivated celery. It also has a more pungent taste. To be grown from seed.

In Sicily, the plant, growing wild, gave its name to Selinunte.