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Watercress Soup with Preserved Dates & Wolfberry


250g watercress (trimmed and sectioned)

3 nos preserved dates

1 tbsp north & south almonds

1 tbsp wolfberry (rinsed)

2 nos chicken carcass (chop into big pieces) 80 more words


Stir-Fried Watercress with Garlic & Baby Dried Shrimps


250g watercress (trimmed and sectioned)

1 whole garlic (peeled and chopped)

1 tbsp baby dried shrimps

4 tbsp cooking oil

2 tbsp water

Seasonings: 78 more words

Main Dishes

Slow roasted Gressingham duck leg @ Bill's

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Alresford Watercress Festival

It was purely by chance that last Sunday, I saw a Tweet by The Itchen Valley Brewery, that they had just finished setting up their stall for this year’s Alresford Watercress Festival. 29 more words

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Orange & Fennel Salad

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