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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

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Called rucola in Italian, raquette in French, or arugula in America, rocket is a slightly bitter salad leaf with a nutty, peppery flavour. Younger leaves are milder than the mature, which can get quite hot. Rocket is used mainly as a salad ingredient, most notably in the Italian dish that simply combines rocket and shaved parmesan cheese. It can be used as a pizza topping or added