Science Art: Peppergrass, by Zoe Keller

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I love peppergrass. This is a great illustration of the middle part of the plant – there are actually some narrow, spiky-looking leaves that are even tastier. (I am not alone in this. The roots can apparently be used like the plant’s cousin, horseradish.)

Discovering peppergrass was probably one of the best consequences of playing softball as a kid. I was always in the outfield. What else was I going to do?

Found on Tumblr: “My corner of the studio smelled like mustard by the time this study was done.”

It always seemed more like nasturtiums or watercress, but mustard… yes, I can see that. Planning on using some in cocktail bitters experiments now.