Hi #Hari'sCurryCrew
I just wanted to share my next event with you guys. Next Monday I'll be joining these chefs to cook at a live cooking event in London. Watercress use in this country is on the decline so we will be highlighting lots of different ways it can be used and how versatile it is.
I am cooking watercress and onion pakora and then a tandoori style lamb neck fillet on a watercress masala with a watercress pilau rice. I will post the full menu too so you can take a look and see what you think.
What do you guys use watercress for? Any exciting recipe suggestions you want to share?

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ediblegarden
5 months

@Nadilow ? Absolutely no reason for that.

Jo dunn
5 months

When I use my juicer for fresh juices, it's my favourite to make it with just 3 ingredients: watercress, limes and apples; (and occasionally I vary it with celery or cucumber) Divine! 🍎🍏🍸

Steviewilcox
5 months

I love watercress it would be interesting to use it in place of spinach in chicken curries that call for it or in pakodas!

Nadliow
5 months

Argh can’t click on link @ediblegarden - it asks if I want to report your comment

Nadliow
5 months

We buy it from a local farmer and sell it at our markets. Fabby cooked with an onion and some potatoes in half chicken broth half milk, and blended to a smooth soup 😋. Looking forward to seeing your recipe @Hari Ghotra. Am intrigued by your link @ediblegarden - will look at it now

andrewsherman
5 months

We don’t get a lot of this either which is a shame as just up the road (relatively) is a farm that produces it!

ediblegarden
5 months

Well I use watercress in salad and sandwiches, (pretty boring). But as you were looking for ideas, I thought and Maori came to mind, they love watercress. As you can see it’s not used frugally. And trust me, Maori take food seriously, it tastes great. Ever been to a ‘hangi’? 😁 It’s an eye opener.

https://youtu.be/-mHOfD2KUl0

Arthur vdH
5 months

I never had watercress, but I remember garden cress from my youth. We used to eat it on slices of brown bread with lard.