Known for its scientific name Anthriscus cerefolium, chervil can be used in so many different ways in the art and practice of cooking. Cooking with chervil gives food more flavor, a richer taste, and more pleasant aroma. In the world of cooking, people refer to this herb as ‘gourmet’s parsley,’ mainly because of its relative similarities with the said herb. In terms of taste, it has a lesser flavor compared to parsley, with a little flavor reminiscent of liquorice. Generally, the main purpose of cooking with chervil is to enhance further the flavor of different kinds of vegetable dishes, seafood specialties, and poultry delicacies.
In France, cooking with chervil is a regular practice amongst homes, restaurants, and hotels. In this particular country alone, the herb is commonly used as a seasoning for soups, making them more palatable and enticing to the taste. Additionally, chervil can also be a very good add-on to salad dishes, especially because it blends perfectly well with all the other key ingredients. Likewise, this special herb can also be used to transform regular tasting eggs into delectable and appetizing omelets.
When cooking with chervil, people can create numerous specialties, including tasty seafood delicacies. Some of the tastiest seafood dishes in circulation today are Moroccan Spiced Sea Bass Ceviche, Garlic-Herb Red Snapper, Pan-Seared Tuna with Citrus-Herb Vinaigrette. The dish called Slashed Sea Bass with Red Onions, Mushrooms, and New Potatoes is another popular treat wherein people can easily taste the advantage of cooking with chervil.
Cooking with chervil also applies to snacks, which are much lighter compared to main dishes. Snacks like Herbed Yogurt Dip, Nutty Seasoned Popcorn, and Pita Chips are just few of the many special delicacies that contain chervil as a key ingredient. These special treats are generally described as tasty, delectable, and highly nutritious. Simultaneously, people can also use chervil to cook appetizing soups, such as the case of Kid’s Favorite Pea Soup and Curried Wild Rice Soup, both of which have undeniably great taste and flavor.
Because dishes that contain chervil tastes really good, people can cook them for different special occasions or even just for ordinary days. Cooking with chervil also applies to sauces, like the Vibration Spaghetti Sauce, which can be used as flavoring for various types of dishes including pizzas, lasagnas, and pastas. Chervil provides this special sauce an appetizing taste, enticing flavor, as well as a very nice aroma.
Originally posted 2009-07-11 17:55:13.