Lift the watercress
out of the bowl and shake off the excess water.
Known to exist for centuries, watercress
was an extensively used medicinal herb and food in the Middle Ages.
is also an excellent source of vitamin A, as well as flavonoids and antioxidants such as lutein and zeaxanthin.
We have a robust surveillance system in place for VTEC and this helped us identify that watercress
was the most probable food item which was causing the illness.
Add the pea shoots and watercress
and cook for a further five minutes.
INGREDIENTS: 400g/14oz new potatoes, boiled until tender; 1 bunch spring onions, finely chopped; 1tbsp white wine vinegar; 2tbsp extra virgin olive oil; salt and freshly ground black pepper; 300g/101/2oz ready-made mayonnaise; 50g/2oz mild curry paste from a jar, fried in 1 tbsp oil for 2-3 minutes, cooled; 1tbsp sultanas; 1tbsp flaked almonds, toasted; 3 ready-cooked chicken breasts, sliced; 1tbsp fresh coriander leaves; small bunch watercress
METHOD: Place potatoes into a pan of boiling water and boil until tender.
Black Mountain from Abergavenny is very tasty 100g new season small Jersey Royals 100g peppery watercress
or rocket 2 spring onions 1 tbsp sunflower seeds 1 tbsp mayonnaise 2 tbsp creme fraiche Squeeze of lemon Fresh parsley and or dill Method Wash the potatoes gently in water removing the mud.
is a grassy, peppery plant that grows in wet places like streams and river banks.
MOST of the watercress
sold in Britain is grown in Hampshire, Wiltshire and Dorset.
PEOPLE who have been spotted harvesting watercress
from a rat-infested stretch of Guisborough beck could be risking their lives.
The anticancer benefits of watercress
may arise from its ability to increase the level of antioxidants in the blood and to protect DNA against damage.
WARM `SHAKING BEEF' SALAD WITH WATERCRESS