The use of dill dates all the way back to biblical times and there are recipes that use it alongside cucumber that date back to the mid 17th century. This herb’s flavor is reminiscent of caraway or anise and it has a frilly look that makes it great for use as a garnish. It is popular enough that many cooks keep some dried dill on hand. You can also find fresh dill at most grocery stores.
While dill does have a unique flavor profile, its flavor can be replicated with other herbs if you use them correctly. These herbs are all easy to find; in fact, you may have some of them in your spice cabinet right now.