Mustard and cress, garden CRESS and , mustard seedlings, is generally sold growing in small punnets. It is cut from the punnet with a pair of scissors or a sharp iJFknife, leaving the earth and seeds behind. It should be thoroughly washed and shaken dry before use.
Mustard and cress is usually used raw in salads or sandwiches, or as a garnish to fish or meat. It may also be cooked in soups and sauces.