Myrrhis odorata

Origin: Central and Southern Europe

Flavour: Similar to anise with sweeter and milder notes.

Uses: Dessert, sauce, cookies, sugar substitute.

Dishes: Strudel with rhubarb sauce, soup, stew, tea, Vodka, Schnapps, baked fish, shortbread.

Compliments: Cinnamon, ginger, thyme, sumac.

Substitutes for Cicely: Borage, chives, chervil, lemon balm, anise, fennel, caraway.