Botanical name: Levisticum officinale
Levisticum officinale, also called "mountain celery", is a perennial herb from an erect stem, which can reach up to 2 meters high.
As revealed by its common name, the leaves like shape and flavor, reminiscent of celery. Coming from Southwest Asia, lovage is a hardy plant from several properties and benefits, which is suitable for various uses in bothto be both culinary herbal. The leaves picked and used fresh can flavor omelettes, risotto, soups, meat, chicken and cod and ripe seeds are also used in liqueurs and salads.