Saturday, December 18, 2010

Green Dip (watercress, rocket and basil)

I went foraging in the neighbor's property (he is cool about it) to pick some watercress. It is a bit late for watercress, the flowers are already out, but I could still pick some to mix to other greens to make a tasty dip.

Green Dip

A mixture of watercress, rocket (rucola), and Genovese basil, (or any greens and herbs you like)
3 handfuls of cashew nuts
2 garlic cloves, peeled
a little water to blend
Salt to taste
Extra virgin olive oil to finish

Blend the first 4 ingredients, then add salt and olive oil to taste. Serve with homemade bread, as a dip or as a spread.

Photos and Recipes by Alessandra Zecchini ©

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