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Sweet Cicely
Fruit and Vegetables
Lancashire, Yorkshire, Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland

An umbelliferous herb related to chervil, with fern-like leaves and delicate white flowers. The leaves are occasionally used in salads, mainly for their visual appeal, but are more commonly chopped and boiled along with tart fruits such as gooseberry or rhubarb, where they are said to sweeten the fruit.

See: Flower Salads

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