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dark green leaf with a distinctive peppery, pungent
flavour. Watercress can be used as a salad leaf instead
of rocket or it can be included in recipes instead
of spinach. Look for dark, green, fresh leaves and
avoid any that are wilting or yellowing. Watercress
is sold in bunches or ready-to-use in bags.
How To Use Watercress
can be served raw or cooked. Raw watercress can
be included in green salads or used as a garnish.
Watercress can be included in soups, soufflés,
quiches and sauces and is often served with salmon.
How To Prepare Watercress
off the ends of the stems of bunches of watercress
and rinse thoroughly.
How To Cook Watercress
is usually added directly to recipes such as soups
or sauces, it takes very little cooking so does
not need to be pre-cooked.
How To Store Watercress
in the fridge for up to 2 days.
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