Lovage (Levisticum officinale) is a tall, perennial herb in the carrot family (Apiaceae). It’s thought to be come from southern Europe, the sunny mountain slopes of the Mediterranean and southwestern Asia. For centuries it was used therapeutically, primarily for digestive relief, and later became a prominent culinary herb that’s especially well known in European kitchens….
Lovage is often described as a mix between parsley and celery. It’s clean, fresh flavor is perfect in spring soups and salads. This cream of lovage soup is perfect for those chilly spring days. And did you know the hollow stems make great straws! A delicious way to drink tomato juice or a bloody mary….