Dill – An A To Z Challenge Blog Post

D is for Dill

D is for Dill

Dill - An A to Z Challenge Post

Very popular in Mediterranean and European cuisine, magnifies the flavor intensity of vegetables and chicken, also used in sauces. Dill pickles are, of course, one of the first things, many will  think of when hearing dill, but the herb is actually a much more versatile than that. Do not use in too large quantities, as it has a rather intense flavor and will overpower any other herb or spice you add to your dish.

Matches well with: Fish, cucumbers, yogurt and dairy in general.

Healing properties: can reduce headaches, and aids in the production of breast milk, calms irritability

Magical Properties: money (seeds), protection and luck. Also used in love charms.

Here is a little video on how to make a dill dip for vegetables

If you enjoy my little insights into the world of Herb and Spices, why not check out my book “Mixing Spices: A Flavorful Guide To Creating Awesome Herb and Spice Mixes” now available on Amazon Kindle!

8 thoughts on “Dill – An A To Z Challenge Blog Post

  1. love the smell of dill, fresh dill or i might be thinking of another? Welcome in the letter “D”… thank you!
    Jeremy [Retro]
    AtoZ Challenge Co-Host [2015]

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