Cress Sprouts - Buzzy Organic Sprouting. Sprouting seeds can be easily grown with water. Particularly popular as both the germ shoot and the young leaves can be eaten. Cress contains mustard oil and tastes delicious in a mixed salad, with smoked salmon and numerous other fish. The young plants are rich in vitamins A, B, C and minerals. The sprouts can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.
How to sow Organic Sprouting Cress Sprouts - Buzzy: Sprinkle the seed in a thin layer on a seed tray and rinse it carefully under the tap. Fill a glass dish with water up to the bottom of the grid and place it in a dark room with an average room temperature (20 - 22 degrees Celsius). Change the water daily.
You can also fill an empty butter container with wet cotton wool and sprinkle the seeds on it. If you keep the cotton wool moist, you will enjoy your cultivated sprouts before you know it. After five days the sprouts are 3 to 5 cm long and are ready to eat.
NOTE: Like Basil and Rocket, Cress seeds makes a gel after coming in contact with water. We recommend germinating the seeds by mixing them with alfalfa, radish cherry and broccoli seeds if you wish to grow them in a sprouting pot.