Garden cress (Lepidium sativum) is a fast-growing eatable herb that is related to watercress and mustard, sharing their peppery taste and aroma. Garden cress is usually grown in England, France, the Netherlands and Scandinavia.
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Garden Cress is added to soups, sandwiches and salads for its tangy taste. It is also eaten as sprouts, and the fresh or dried seed pods can be used as a peppery seasoning. In England, cut cress shoots are used in sandwiches with boiled eggs, mayonnaise and salt.
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