Chives are the bright green, long, hollow, thin leaves of Allium schoenoprasum, an onion-like member of the lily family
Chives are one of the herbs used in fines herbes, a traditional French herb blend. They also are great as a garnish. Chives have a mild, onion-like flavor, with a hint of garlic.
Taste: Chives have a mild, onion-like flavor, with a hint of garlic.
Storage: Store in cool, dark, dry places.
Chives make an attractive garnish for many savory foods. With a delicate onion flavor, Chives won’t overpower the flavor of fish. Add Chives at the last moment to hot foods, since heat lessens their flavour.