Friday, January 14, 2011

Rocket Leaves..

                                                        Rocket Leaves

  • It is used as a leaf vegetable, which looks like a longer leaved and open lettuce.
  •  It is rich in vitamin C and potassium.
  •  It is frequently cultivated, although domestication cannot be considered complete. It has been grown in the Mediterranean area since Roman times, and is considered an aphrodisiac.
  • It has a rich, peppery taste, and has an exceptionally strong flavour for a leafy green.
  •  It is generally used in salads, often mixed with other greens in amesclun, but is also cooked as a vegetable or used raw with pasta or meats in northern Italy
  • You can easily find this in a Supermarket.
  • In case u dont get it substitute it with lettuce leaves.

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