Bursting with goodness, organic watercress has a lively, peppery flavour and succulent, refreshing texture.
Celebrate this British treasure and throw together a textural salad with apple and dill, pair its mustardy kick with smoked fish dishes or pep up an omelette with a handful of fresh leaves. Make a classic soup with potatoes to serve hot or chilled.
Keep organic watercress as you would a bunch of flowers in a jug of water in the fridge, leaves covered with a plastic bag.
John Hurd was the first watercress grower to gain organic status in 1994, after his family had been producing it for