Celery

Selection and Storage

Celery is a members of the parsley family as is celeriac. Choose celery that look fresh and crisp with perky leaves. Store celery in the crisper section of the refrigerator.

Availability

Celery is available all year round with peak season being January-August.

Using

Wash celery before use, if using raw stalks can be soaked to increase crispness. Celery can be eaten raw, braised or stir fried. Celery leaves can be deep fried. celery is good with blue cheese oranges, apples, cream, potatoes, squid, fish, chicken, ham, chives, witlof and orange.

Nutrition information

Celery is high in fibre and vitamins, C and K and minerals.