We think that celery is a sadly underrated vegetable, mostly relegated to dipping sticks and Waldorf salad. But celery is so much more than just a crudite and cooking celery makes this often sidelined ingredient take centre stage – not to mention the fact that it’s proven to lower blood pressure and contains antioxidants!
Our Chinese variety has slimmer stems but a stronger flavour which suits us perfectly as the herbs and salads that we grow in the GrowUp Box pack more of a punch. Chinese celery is a fairly cold hardy plant with requires fertile soil and has a growing season from July to September – but with our aquaponics system, the conditions in the Box mean we can grow it all year round! So you can enjoy delicious, healthy recipes no matter the month. Here are our top 6 ways to cook with celery:
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