- A small, fast-growing plant that is typically used in salads and sandwiches.
- The leaves of this plant, which have a pungent, spicy flavor and are eaten as a salad vegetable.
Old english cærse, of germanic origin; related to dutch kervel and german kresse.
- Cress is a common salad green, with a spicy, tangy flavor.
- The cress seeds were sown in the soil and germinated in a few days.
- The cress was used to garnish the smoked salmon sandwiches.
- Cress is a good source of vitamin C, calcium and iron.
- The cress was used to make a refreshing salad with lemon vinaigrette.