Dill is a distincitve and aromatic herb which gives a warm and slightly bitter edge to dill recipes.
A member of the celery family it grows year round and its feathery like wiry leaves have a strong, distinctive taste similar to fennel, anise and celery.
Particularly popular in kitchens in Central and Eastern Europe and Russia it is often used alongside chives or parsley.
It lends itself perfectly to salad dressings, fish dishes and pickles and soups and even as a garnish.
If you're not familiar with this aromatic herb, here are four dill recipes to introduce you to its delights from dill and smoked salmon canapes to creamy pasta dishes and potato salad.
Enjoy dill in this simple French style appetizer of smoked salmon canapes.
The ainiseed tones of dill works beautifully in this dish paired with potato and salmon set in a creamy dressing.
Love pasta? Try adding in dill to a creamy pasta sauce along with shrimps and asparagus.
A wonderful Sicilian dish of fresh sardines and pasta pumped full of flavour with saffron, fennel seeds, garlic and of course, plenty of fresh dill.