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Parsley is a biennial plant (it dies down after 2 years) that grows well (read fast and furiously) from seed (if the slugs don't eat all your seed). Modern parsley comes in 2 main varieties - the ornamental curly parsley, and the much more flavoursome (and probably more period) italian parsley.
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'''Parsley''' is a [[biennial]] [[herb]] which grows well (read fast and furiously) from seed (if the slugs don't eat all your seed). Modern parsley comes in 2 main varieties - the ornamental curly parsley, and the much more flavoursome (and probably more period) italian parsley.
   
 
It makes a good flavouring for herb butters etc.
 
It makes a good flavouring for herb butters etc.
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In [[Middle English]], the term [[persel]] is used for parsley.
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==See Also==
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* [[parsley (Askham)|Entry in Askham's Herbal]]
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* [[parsley (Maplet)|Entry in Maplet's ''A Greene Forest]]
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[[Category:Herbs]]

Latest revision as of 14:23, 25 August 2004

Parsley is a biennial herb which grows well (read fast and furiously) from seed (if the slugs don't eat all your seed). Modern parsley comes in 2 main varieties - the ornamental curly parsley, and the much more flavoursome (and probably more period) italian parsley.

It makes a good flavouring for herb butters etc.

In Middle English, the term persel is used for parsley.

See Also