The great Watercress Cook-Off

Forget The Great British Bake-Off-you could become the Watercress Cook-Off Champion. The Watercress Alliance has launched a competition to find Britain’s best dish using the peppery leaf-during the Victorian era, it was so popular that street vendors sold bunches to be eaten like ice-cream cones. Upload your recipe to www.watercress.co.uk/the-recipe-club/recipeclub-competition, email it to info@watercress.co.uk or post it to Jessica Archard, Mustard Communications, 6th Floor, Regal House, 70, London Road, Twickenham, TW1 3QS. Three finalists will enjoy a weekend in Alresford, Hampshire, and the champion, who wins £2,000, will cook their dish at the Watercress Festival (home of the World Watercress Eating Championship) on May 19.

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