Physical: Whole Category: Herbs Description: Chives are the bright green, long, hollow, thin leaves of Allium schoenoprasum, an onion-like member of the lily family. Chives are grown in California. Application: Chives are work well in combination with basil, chervil, cilantro, fennel, paprika, parsley and tarragon. Tend to use frozen chives in soups, sauces, and stews. Chives have a mild, onion-like flavor , with a hint of garlic.