Sea Parsley

 Apium prostratum

Apium prostratum

 
 

Common name

Sea Parsley, Sea Celery

traditional use

Captain Cook made use of this plant to prevent scurvy when “The Endeavour” visited the east coast of Australia in 1770 and it was subsequently used by early settlers as a source of greens.

part used

Leaves

seasonality

All year round.

flavour profile

Sea Parsley has an aroma and a unique flavour that compares to a variety of celery, Italian parsley, and seaweed

uses

This herb is useful in soups, dressings, flavoured butter, with seafood and in white sauces. It is perfect for meat marinades, sauces, salads or other savoury dishes.