Dill brings a warming sharpness and a sweet aromatic bouquet to any dish. The taste is not unlike anise, however it is less intense. It is related to the carrot and parsley family and can be described as an annual plant. It reaches a height of about 1 metre and while its seeds are used as spice, its fern-like leaves are used as herbs, The dill crop is typically harvest when the seeds are rip and have lost a lot of its moisture. To get dill oil from the plant, it is harvested when the plants starts for form seed stalks. Its lasting flavour is similar to caraway due to the essential oil carvone.