Besides standards like basil and oregano (shown at left), the authors discuss less commonly grown ones, such as lovage and sweet cicely
Lemon balm, angelica and sweet cicely
have been found capable of
David Elsworth's Sweet Cicely
, who was backed on her reappearance, is another unexposed type who can do better.
GLAZED ROOT CHIPS Clean and peel roots of burdock, dandelion and sweet cicely
and cut into chips.
Collect and dry seeds of dill, fennel, chives and sweet cicely
as they ripen.
Rhubarb and sweet cicely
, for instance, are used to flavour a creme brulee, while a ginger and golden syrup pudding - which might seem a little heavy for summer - is lightened by an accompaniment of ginger lemongrass cream.
Smell the woodland and hedgerow plants including sweet cicely
(aniseed) and ramsons (garlic).
4 Instead of sugar, use sweet cicely
as a sweetener for cooked rhubarb or apple.
There is, bergamot angelica, salad burnet, lemon verbena, sweet bay, sweet cicely
, rampion, bistort, the old tried and tested pot marigold, hyssop and southernwood.
On the menu is chicken skin, grilled onion and burrata milk; beef, nettle and carrot; and hay, strawberry, malt and sweet cicely