> Towards that end, I found a
> recipe for lentil salad that calls for watercress. I have some (limited)
> knowledge of what watercress is, and I know it's near impossible to find
> it where I live. I've never tasted it, though, so I'm not sure what a
> suitable substitute might be...parsley, cilantro? Any thoughts from
> someone more knowledgeable about watercress?
Watercress isn't used like an herb...it's more of a leafy green. In that
light, maybe spinach would work? It sounds interesting...I'd definitely like
to hear the recipe.