The ancient Romans and Greeks used rocket leaf as a seasoning. It has a pleasant nutty-peppery flavor with slight bitterness and is also considered an aphrodisiac.
Rocket leaf is used as a side dish to meat and fish dishes, improves the taste of legume dishes. Can be added to soups or used for sandwiches. Arugula salad can be cooked from juvenile leaves. Finely chopped leaves can be added to cottage cheese, cooked potatoes, and cold dishes. Fresh alternative to basil in the composition the famous sauce.
People who refrain from spicy food and spices should not consume rocket leaf. For the rest of the people, rocket leaf is useful and necessary.