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Watercress - Wikipedia


Watercress is an aquatic plant species with the botanical name Nasturtium officinale. .... Views. Read · Edit · View history ...

Historical Facts | Watercress


The watercress alliance brings you information on watercress history and farming such as the watercress line, the watercress festival and the watercress book.

Watercress History & Facts


Watercress's history is a long one, with evidence of its use dating back 3 millennia to the Persians, Greeks, and Romans. It also makes an appearance in iconic ...

British watercress and the 'Poor Man's bread' - Miss Foodwise


Jun 2, 2013 ... 'British weather is perfect for watercress' the words of Steve … my host at the ... Filed Under: Farming, Food & Social history, Historical recipes, ...

History of Watercress - Watercress Recipes


Watercress was one of the first plants man has cultivated and consumed. It is an ancient plant whose origin can be traced back to the Romans and Greeks.

Healing Properties of Watercress, the Oldest Healing Food in ...


History of Watercress as a Healing Food. Western medicine can be traced back to the Hippocrates, a Greek physician who lived in the 4th century BC.

Watercress - New World Encyclopedia


Aug 20, 2008 ... Nasturtium microphyllum, a watercress ... The two species of watercress belong to the flowering plant family .... Watercress; Brassicaceae.

The Watercress Company - Our History


Watercress has been grown in the UK for centuries and specifically on our farms since the 1850's. These are some historical photographs from our extensive ...

Traditionally Grown Hampshire Watercress - Slow Food in the UK


What is my history? Watercress, an indigenous plant known for its food value since Roman times, was a crop introduced to commercial cultivation in England in ...

Hippocrates - and watercress? - Wonders & Marvels


Sep 8, 2014 ... by Helen King and Jo Brown. Taking the name of Hippocrates in vain… It happens all the time. When you work on any historical topic it ...