Celery is a vegetable with long petioles, meaty and succulent that are known by the name of stalks. They may be eaten raw in salads or alone, fried, boiled, with sauces and as a condiment for soups, stews, etc. It can also be used as an aromatic.
What are the characteristics of celery?
It has a furrowed stalk with wedge-shaped leaves, the whole plant having a coarse, rank taste, and a peculiar smell. With cultivation and blanching, the stalks lose their acrid qualities and assume the mild, sweetish, aromatic taste peculiar to celery as a salad plant.