Basil Cress, Basil

Category: Cress

Basil Cress is a bold, fresh cress with flavours of basil and mild notes of clove.

South Europe
Taste / Aroma
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Asparagus, Christmas, Coquille St Jacques, Easter, Mussel, Strawberry, Valentine's Day
Warm, 12-16 °C


Basil Cress is a bold, fresh cress with flavours of basil and mild notes of clove. Because the leaves are young, the cress can be used whole.

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The flavour of Basil Cress really comes through in combination with veal, lamb, or chicken. It's also the perfect addition to salads, vegetables, or in vegetable dishes. A special quality of Basil Cress is the fact that it can be heated without losing its cress flavour.


The herb basil is used in cuisines all around the world. But most people associate basil with Italian cuisine and other Mediterranean cuisines. Not everyone knows that basil is also frequently used in Indonesian and Thai cuisine. In India, basil is a sacred herb, and it is used in offerings to the gods.


Basil Cress is available year round and can easily be stored for up to seven days at a temperature of 12-16°C. Never store Basil Cress in the refrigerator as it hates temperatures below 8°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Basil Cress meets the hygienic kitchen standards. The product is ready to use, since it is grown clean and hygienically. 


Sweet, Salty, Sour, Bitter, Umami
African, Alpine, Balkan, Baltic, Chilean, Dutch, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Peruvian, Portugese, Spanish, Turkish
Solitair (16 items), CressSingle, CressSleeve
Baking, Blending, Bruising, Canning, Chopping, Cold infusion, Confiture, Extracting, Freezing, Gel, Hot infusion, Macerate, Marinating, Oil, Pasta / Dough, Pickling, Sous vide, Syrup
Alcohol, Breakfast, Cheese, Cocktail, Crustaceans, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Functional, Infusion, Lunch, Main course, Meat, Pasta, Pastry, Pizza, Poultry, Salad, Sandwich, Snack, Soup, Starter, Tea, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Water
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Gin, Vodka, Mozzarella, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apricot, Banana, Citrus, Coconut, Cucumber, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Kalamansi, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mango, Olives, Orange, Peach, Pineapple, Plum, Granatapfel, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Red fruit, Strawberry, Tomato, Watermelon, Rabbit, Basil, Chives, Dill, Fennel, Mint, Parsely, Tarragon, Anise, Beans, Beef, Dried ham, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Porcini mushrooms, Truffle, Mushrooms (others), Almonds, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Walnut, Nuts, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Turkey, Poultry (other), Scallop, Oyster, Squid, Black pepper, Mustard, Salt, Vanilla, Chili, Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocado, Celery, Carrot, Cauliflower, Garlic, Lettuce, Onion, Potato, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Bread, Couscous, Egg, Olive oil, Pumpkin seeds, Rice, Seaweed, Sugar, Tofu, Yuzu
Iron, Riboflavin / Vitamin B2, Vitamin C, Calcium

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