Watercress is an interesting green legume. It has a unique flavor, slightly tart and bitter. It adds an interesting taste to many dishes.
This is Julia Child's recipe for watercress soup, then a fusion Monte Cristo sandwich. Enjoy the spring time.
Leek and Potato Soup
Serves 6 to 8
4 cups sliced leaks (the white part and a bit of the tender green)
4 cups diced potatoes - old or baking potatoes recommended
6 to 7 cups of water
11⁄2 teaspoons salt, or to taste
1⁄2 cup sour cream, heavy cream or creme fraiche, optional
Bring the leeks, potatoes, and …