Scarlet Cress, Mild red beet

Category: Cress

Scarlet Cress is a very decorative cress with the mild flavour of red beet or spinach.

South Europe
Taste / Aroma
Mild red beet
Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter, Asparagus, BBQ, Christmas, Coquille St Jacques, Easter, Fathers Day, Game, Halloween, Herring, Lobster, Mothersday, Mushroom, Mussel, Oyster, Pumpkin, Rhubarb, Valentine's Day
Cold, 2-7 °C


Scarlet Cress is a very decorative cress with the mild flavour of red beet. 

Taste Friends

The earthy taste of the cress combines well with sweet flavours in desserts. Combining it with fish or meat brings out the red beet flavour. Its colourful accent makes it a good addition to salads, too. 


Scarlet Cress is part of a family of highly nutritious plants that is widely used as leaf vegetables, cereals or ornamentals throughout the tropics and in warmer regions. It is a rich source of vitamins and dietary minerals. The seeds are said to have a higher protein content than wheat.


Scarlet Cress is available year round and can easily be stored for up to seven days at a temperature of 2-7°C. Produced in a socially responsible culture, Scarlet Cress meets the hygienic kitchen standards.

The product is ready to use, since it is grown clean and hygienically. 



Bitter, Sweet, Umami
African, Alpine, Argentinian, Asian, Balkan, Baltic, Dutch, French, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Nordic, North American, Persian, Peruvian, Russian, Turkish
Solitair (16 items), CressSingle, CressSleeve
Baking, Blanching, Blending, Breading, Canning, Chopping, Cold infusion, Confiture, Extracting, Freezing, Gel, Hot infusion, Macerate, Marinating, Oil, Pickling, Smoke, Sous vide, Stir frying, Syrup
Pink, Red
Alcohol, Breakfast, Cheese, Cocktail, Crustaceans, Dessert, Fish, Fruit, Functional, Game, Grill, Lunch, Main course, Meat, Pasta, Pastry, Pizza, Poultry, Salad, Sandwich, Snack, Soup, Starter, Sushi, Tea, Vegetarian, Vegetables, Water
Taste Friends
Gin, Vodka, Mozzarella, Cheese (others), Chocolate, Prawns, Lobster, Crab, Crustaceans others, Cod, Eel, Monkfish, Salmon, Fish (saltwater), Fish (freshwater), Shellfish, Apple, Banana, Cherry, Citrus, Coconut, Corn, Cucumber, Eggplant, Grapefruit, Kalamansi, Lemon, Lime, Mandarin, Mango, Orange, Passion fruit, Peach, Pear, Peas, Pineapple, Granatapfel, Pumpkin, Raspberry, Red fruit, Strawberry, Tomato, Watermelon, Deer, Rabbit, Game (other), Basil, Dill, Mint, Parsely, Sage, Tarragon, Anise, Ants, Insects (others), Beans, Beef, Dried ham, Goat, Lamb, Offals, Porc, Sheep, Veal, Meat, Porcini mushrooms, Shiitake mushroom, Truffle, Mushrooms (others), Almonds, Hazelnut, Pistachio, Walnut, Nuts, Chicken, Duck, Goose, Pheasant, Pigeon, Quail, Turkey, Poultry (other), Scallop, Oyster, Squid, Black pepper, Salt, Vanilla, Chili, Artichokes, Asparagus, Avocado, Beetroot, Celery, Broccoli, Carrot, Cauliflower, Chicory, Garlic, Ginger, Horseradish, Kale, Kidney beans, Lettuce, Onion, Potato, Radish, Butternut squash, Sweet potato, Bread, Couscous, Egg, Olive oil, Pumpkin seeds, Rice, Seaweed, Soy sauce, Sugar, Tofu, Yuzu
Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Calcium
Healthy Food, Superfood, Purple Cress

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