Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Food Trip: The Watercress Salad - The Best of Baguio in a Bowl

Watercress is one of the veggies I learned to love when I was in Baguio. Most especially when I was pregnant, and now that I am again, I'm craving for some watercress stew.
Beef stew with watercress is the best hot-pot my mom used to cook for us, especially for me - I miss watercress' sweet delicate taste and I was amaze to see it on my favorite pizza parlor - Shakey's!
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Crisp watercress and purple  lettuce, fresh strawberries, red radish, cherry tomatoes, with rich feta cheese and crushed candied walnuts, all tossed together with or house-made raspberry vinaigrette for an enticing starter.

You can get this delight at Php150.00 ala cart and Php255.00 for sharing.
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Very colorful presentation and it has all the good and fresh ingredients - the watercress, purple lettuce, red radish, cherry tomatoes, top with feta cheese and candied walnuts.
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The strawberries are too few though and the serving size is too small for my big appetite. I think the family bowl just have a tad big strawberry cut in quarter. Nevertheless, it is a good new addition on their menu. Fresh and healthy in contrast to greasy yummy food to follow. lol

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