Chickweed Micro Cress (Starweed)

Chickweed Micro Cress (Starweed)

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Taste: Chickweed micro cress is crisp and succulent, with tender leaves. These little leaves are small and oblong. Although it is classified as a winter annual, this microgreen has a very fresh flavour. It is slightly sweet, yet has an earthy and grassy flavour, and subtle bitter undertones.

Uses: Chickweed micro cress can be used whole as an edible garnish, or as a flavouring. In addition, Micro Chickweed can be used to decorate both hot and cold savoury dishes. In Japan this microgreen is considered one of the seven herbs of spring, important in a variety of their spring dishes. Often used to add textual elements to dishes. Furthermore, this micro herb can be tossed into salads, sprinkled in sandwiches, piled on canapés, or sprinkled on pasta. Alternatively, use this micro herb as a flavouring, it can be incorporated into pesto or blended into dressings or a salsa verde. When used in hot dishes do be careful exposing this microgreen to prolonged heat as it may cause it to wilt.

Health Benefits: -

May Contain Celery/Mustard
Country Of Origin
United Kingdom
Seasonal Availability
Year Round
Shelf Life
5 Days
Keep Refrigerated

Chickweed Micro Cress (Starweed)


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