Celery Leaves Salt
Updated: Nov 3, 2022
An easy way to make this seasoning is to infuse salt with celery leaves in the oven.
When growing my own celery in the veggie patch, I found that the dark green leaves were tastier than the blanched ones from the supermarkets and were so nice to flavour a dish. It can be used like herbs and spread over a plate as a finishing like parsley. Just after moving to Australia, I felt like making an old Bloody Caesar cocktail and... huhhhh where can I find celery salt and clamato juice - the essentials? Anywhere but in specialised shops online and these are very expensive. So later on I realized the Caesar version of the cocktail was typically Canadian and I simply made my own celery salt… substituting the clamato juice (that no one seems enthusiastic about around here) with tomato juice like a Bloody Mary. There is always a way and that’s just one of the many things I’ve learned to do living abroad. And what else to season with this celery salt? Pretty much anything that celery tastes can go well with like soups for example. The commercial celery salt I knew is usually made with seeds and salt but with dried homegrown leaves, the taste is pretty much as good if not better!
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