A green herb belonging to the celery family. Dill has a distinct flavor, similar to fennel.
Native to eastern Europe, the eastern Mediterranean region, southern Russia, and western Africa.
Eastern European immigrants brought dill to the New World, as it was a staple in European cuisine.
Dill has been used medicinally for thousands of years to sooth the stomach.
“Dill Weed History and Uses” by Peggy Trowbridge Filippone (2019) https://www.thespruceeats.com/the-history-of dill-1807592
New Oxford Book of Food Plants by John Vaughan et al. (2009)