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Posts tagged watercress

Nigella’s Poached Salmon, Avocado, Watercress And Pumpkin Seed Salad

Have you ever tried poached salmon in your salad? It’s actually a lot easier than you think, especially if you follow this recipe by Nigella Lawson. As you know, I love simple recipes that are packed with flavour and this idea is no exception. The salmon is placed in a pan, along with spring onions and peppercorns. […]

Watercress Soup with Potato, Onion & Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Today’s recipe for watercress soup with potato, onion and toasted pumpkin seeks comes from Aldo Zilli. Here’s a bit about him… Aldo Zilli is an award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur who specialises in Italian, vegetarian and seafood cuisine. One of nine children, he was born in the small seaside town of Alba Adriatica in the […]

Hand-made pesto with watercress

There’s plenty of watercress about this month so why not use it to make this recipe for hand-made pesto with watercress. Nigel Slater’s recipe is simple to make and will be ultra-fresh having made it yourself. Delicious with pasta! Some facts about watercress: Watercress contains significant amounts of iron, calcium, iodine, and folic acid, in […]

Soup week: Watercress and spinach, a very healthy soup

Today’s recipe comes from Chef Gordon Ramsay. In this video he demonstrates how to create a tasty soup with a lovely colour. Not only that but watercress and spinach is full of iron and vitamin C. Meaning this is a great way to eat healthy. It’s very straight forward but you may want to get everything ready […]