Definition of chervil
: an aromatic herb (Anthriscus cerefolium) of the carrot family with divided leaves that are often used in soups and salads; also : any of several related plants
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This recipe calls for parsley and dill; basil, cilantro, chervil and/or chives would also be lovely.
Consider using sprigs of basil, rosemary, tarragon or chervil and a few peppercorn.
A section on herbs bypasses tarragon and chervil in favor of curry leaf and pandan.
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: an herb that is often used in cooking and salads
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