Botanical Name: Lepidium sativum
Common Name: Peppercress, peppergrass, poor mans pepper, pepper wort, curly cress and garden pepper cress.
Description: Peppercress has watercress undertones with a zesty finish. It has a crunchy fresh texture that makes it a favorite in salads, tacos, soup and sandwiches.
- Peppercress can be found in kitchens across the world such as India, England, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, France and the USA.
- It’s relatives are watercress and mustard.
- Peppercress seed oil can be used for lighting.
Nutritional Facts: Peppercress contains key nutrients such as vitamin A, vitamin C, B1, B2, calcium, iron and potassium.