I have been wanting to plant some Angelica archangelica in my garden for sometime now. It's a shade loving plant that grows tall with gorgeous umbel-like flowers. Medicinally, the root of this species of Angelica is used as a bitter, meaning that it helps with digestion, as most bitter herbs do. I'm also intruiged by the prospect of candied Angelica stems, apparently popular in France as a confection. As you can see from my photo below, Angelica is stemmy:

I've found this recipe and I cannot wait to try it. I bought 2 plants just so I could play around a little bit. I'll keep you posted.


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