With its peppery leaves, watercress adds a knockout punch to salads and side dishes. But it’s also fantastic cooked in a soup, whizzed into a sauce or bashed into a pesto. Here’s our ways to use watercress in your cooking.
It’s at its best in spring and autumn in the UK, although the season does run right through summer.
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Italian pasta recipes
Trofie pasta with watercress, courgette and almonds
”This is a great dish to cook to impress guests . You don’t need a fancy gadget but you do...
Langoustines with watercress and pastis hollandaise
The aniseed flavour of pastis added to this creamy, rich hollandaise works wonders with cooked langoustines. Serve as a starter...
Salmon pasta recipes
Smoked salmon and watercress linguine with chilli crumbs
A quick and easy smoked salmon pasta recipe – made with watercress, chilli and lemon – that will be on...
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