These unusual herbs add a range of flavors to your cooking, from delicate to exotic
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Julie Chai
Lovage has such a distinct flavor that it does well when tamed by gentler ingredients—like the lettuce, cream, white rice, and leeks in this soup. Use young, glossy leaves; when lovage is too mature, it gets bitter and overpowering.
Recipe: Lovage and Lettuce Soup