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...
Langoustines with watercress and pastis hollandaise
The aniseed flavour of pastis added to this creamy, rich hollandaise works wonders with cooked...
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...