Crescione d’Acqua

Watercress

Appears in

Honey from a Weed

By Patience Gray

Published 1986

We were laughed at in Apollona when we returned in winter from a wild walk along the cliffs with a great bunch of watercress, found flourishing in the cleft of a freshwater stream. The village Greeks regard it as an aphrodisiac; we ate it gladly as a salad.