is a flavored salt
used as a food seasoning, made from ground celery
seeds, which come from the lovage
or "false celery
" plant and table salt
. It is an ingredient of the Bloody Mary
cocktail. It is also commonly used to season the famous Chicago-style hotdog
, salads and stews.
Contrary to its name, celery salt is not made from the seeds of the celery
plant but from the seeds of the lovage
plant nicknamed "false celery".