Cress Microgreens have a strong peppery taste that mellows as it grows larger. Grow only small quantities at the microgreens stage. Cress will grow to to the baby salad stage. Cress is a mucilaginous seed.
It is a valuable source of vitamins and minerals. It supplies us with vitamins C, A, B vitamins, as well as PP and K. Young leaves have a pleasant, savoury taste. They are a great addition to sandwiches, salads and curd.