Chives is an aromatic plant that is very easy to grow In your garden, in a pot or in your interior vegetable garden.
These fresh and marked taste herbs are perfect for enhance all your homemade dishes. Urban Cuisine offers you for example the recipes of Common chives salmon tartare or Potato puree and common chives.
It is recommended to use your chives in the kitchen on picking day to keep the whole flavor From this aromatic plant in salad or in your dishes.
If you have made the Plantation of chives in your vegetable garden or pot and that you are looking for advice for harvest and the cut of your aromatic plant Urban Cuisine gives you his best advice here : "Chives: watering, exhibition, culture".
When to harvest the chives?
It is recommended to cut the stems to harvest the chives leaves at spring. If these are the leaves we taste, know that the chives Are also edible, you can prepare them in salads for example.
You can harvest your aromatic herbs when the chives are large enough to be used in the kitchen.
How to harvest the chives?
To harvest your chives, use a pair of scissors Very clean. In your plant, select the Longest and greenest chives. Catch the chives to form a bouquet and cut the strands with your scissors, Not too close to the bulb From the plant to allow the chives leaves to push back and be able to redo a harvest of aromatic herbs.
Rinse your chives in light water, then drain and wipe your aromatic herbs with a tea towel. With a knife, Finely cut the leaves chives and use in the kitchen, in your dishes or in a salad.
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Also find all our advice For culture, harvesting and using in the kitchen of all our varieties of aromatic herbs and organic fruits and vegetables on our blog.