INGREDIENTS Serves 4 Venison Carpaccio: 200g loin of wild venison 2 sprigs of thyme 2 beetroot, peel/diced 3tbsp light olive oil 1tbsp aged sherry vinegar Juice of half lemon 2 small shallots, finely chopped 1 small mild chilli, finely chopped 10 Year Old Glengoyne malt whisky, to taste Handful of dressed garden leaves (rocket and land cress
) Horseradish Creme Fraiche: 5 tbsp creme fraiche 1 tbsp mayonnaise A thumb of fresh horseradish, peeled and grated Squeeze of lemon juice A few drops Tabasco, to taste (if required) Salt and freshly ground black pepper
I know it's good for us, but I'd prefer to grow land cress
, or something a little bit different."
Plants such as American land cress
, claytonia and lamb's lettuce are tough and will keep growing through the worst weather without protection.
Get a packet of winter lettuce, purslane, rocket, mizuna and land cress
for just pounds 3.50 plus pounds 1.50 pp.
"If you do that now and sow a few salad leaf seeds and land cress
, you'll be picking leaves in six weeks and the land cress
is hardy so you can keep picking it throughout the winter.
Californian: Land Cress
, Kale Red Russian, Red Chard, Rocket, Corn Salad and Spinach.
Outdoors try land cress
, red cabbage and winter lettuce.
Broga now wants to expand its range and is experimenting with crops such as American land cress
, okra, peppers, green beans and even carnations.
American land cress
is another trendy piece of greenery.
Has: gurney girl and orange pixie tomatoes, multiplier onion sets, small hot peppers, cantaloupes, blue oat grass, fesuca glauca, ribbon grass, malva alcea fastigata, and land cress
Wild sea trout and shiso ceviche INGREDIENTS 230g/9oz sea trout fillets, skinned and boned Small handful of washed rocket 20g/3/4oz diced mooli 1 small shallot, peeled and finely chopped 8 shiso leaves, finely chopped (or a mix of mint and basil) 1 sprig dill, chopped Zest of 1 kabosu (or lime) 2 kabosu (or limes) juiced 15g/1/2oz finely grated palm sugar Dry flaked sea lettuce 1 radish sliced 80ml/3fl oz of rapeseed oil Shiso and land cress