How to grow chervil

Your simple guide on how to grow and harvest chervil, plus three great recipes for using it in your kitchen.

How to grow chervil

Chervil is hard to find in supermarkets but it is a very useful herb and a good substitute for parsley. Use the fresh leaves in salads or soups, sauces, chicken and egg dishes or as a beautiful garnish.

Growing
Buy as a young plant and transfer outside to a large pot. Water well and place in partial shade.

Harvesting
Pick leaves as required.

How to eat it
Here are three of our favourite recipes using chervil…

Roast chicken breasts with broad beans and herbs

Griddled asparagus with sauce gribiche

Feta, watermelon and green bean salad

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