Innovate Your Menu With Watercress

Watercress is a versatile and delicious ingredient that can add a unique touch to your menu. Watercress has got you covered when you want to add a bold and peppery touch to any dish, from smoothies to stir-fries and everything in between. Learn how to seamlessly incorporate this vibrant leafy green into your menu today!

Cooking Watercress into Soups and Broths

In the realm of culinary delights, adding watercress to any soup recipe is a game-changer. This leafy green infuses a delightful light, peppery essence that transforms a simple soup into a culinary masterpiece. Watercress effortlessly infuses its distinctive taste, balancing the savory elements of the broth with a subtle kick. This leafy green powerhouse also brings a burst of color and vitality to your bowl, enhancing the visual appeal and overall sensory experience. Whether it’s a classic chicken noodle soup, a hearty vegetable stew, or a delicate seafood bisque, the addition of watercress is a culinary secret that turns an ordinary soup into a symphony of taste and freshness.

Our Watercress Dumpling Soup recipe is a must-try!

Pairing Watercress with Cheese

The peppery notes of fresh watercress beautifully complement the rich and creamy profile of various cheeses. Whether it’s the mild buttery tones of brie or the tangy flavors of blue cheese, watercress is a perfect counterbalance, enhancing the overall taste experience. The crisp texture of the watercress adds a refreshing element that cuts through the richness of the cheese, creating a well-rounded blend of flavor. This pairing showcases the art of flavor harmony, where the unique characteristics of each component come together to create a delectable culinary creation.

Our Watercress Pesto Pizza with Blue Cheese and Balsamic Glaze takes this combination to the next level.

Blending Watercress into Smoothies

Customer Service Manager, Jessica Williams, suggested the genius tip of blending watercress into smoothies. The vibrant green leaves of watercress bring a culinary twist to the smoothie experience, creating a blend of flavors that appeals to adventurous palates. Not only does watercress add a distinctive edge, but it also brings a nutritional boost packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals. Distinguishing your menu from the rest can be a flavorful journey, and the inclusion of watercress is the key to standing out.

Our Tropical Mango Watercress Smoothie is the perfect blend of sweetness and nutrients.

Combining Watercress with Honey

One delightful revelation in our culinary exploration is the pairing of watercress with honey. It might not be the most obvious pairing, but according to Ruth Bozeman, the Director of Marketing at B&W, it’s a match made in heaven. The sweet yet subtle flavor of honey perfectly balances the peppery taste of watercress, creating a tasteful balance that elevates both ingredients. This combination is a testament to the versatility of watercress, showcasing how minimal pairings can transform a simple dish into a culinary work of art.

Our Pepperoni Pizza is the perfect testament of a simple dish turned into a culinary masterpiece.

Using Watercress in Spicy Dishes

The inherent peppery notes of watercress find a perfect complement in the aromatic world of spices. Whether it’s the heat of chili, the warmth of cumin, or the piquancy of black pepper, watercress seamlessly integrates, adding a refreshing crispness to every bite. This dynamic pairing allows the distinct taste of watercress to shine through while intensifying the flavor profile of any dish. From salads to stir-fries, our watercress takes spicy culinary adventures to new heights.

Our recipe for Spicy Watercress Chimichurri is the perfect harmony of flavors.

Spicy Watercress Herb Sauce

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