|Chives grow in clumps from a bulb and are a kind of a leek. They have a slight onion flavour. Chives are a member of the onion family which also includes garlic and shallots.
Used to add flavour and colour to your culinary dish. Great with egg dishes, sour cream, mashed potatoes, salad dressings, seafood, white sauce, and chicken meals.
Important TIP! Add chives to your cooking at the last moment or you'll loss their effect.
It is an essential ingredient of the traditional French blend "Fines herbs", with chervil, parsley and tarragon.
DO NOT EAT RAW! It may cause headaches and possibly dizziness.
Not generally regarded as having medicinal properties. It may help fight colds and the flu.
It may have mild antiseptic properties and it may reduce blood pressure.
The history of chives starts 5000 years ago. It comes from cooler parts of Europe and Asia.
It is thought to be an aphrodisiac and it was presented to Alexander the Great as a wedding present. I hope he was pleased.
Like Onion and Garlic, it is rich in Sulphur.
Country of Origin!
Culpepers' Chives come from Germany!