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  2. J

    The best onions to use with cucumbers?

    I'm talking about standard American cucumbers, if that makes a difference. I'm planning to make a cucumber and radish salsa, but I'm thinking ahead to cucumber salads in the summertime as well. My husband and I are not fans of white, yellow, or brown onions. We love the red ones, but I don't...
  3. Morning Glory

    Review In the test kitchen: Vanilla cured salmon

    I promised to try out this recipe by Chef James Martin posted by @Elawin for the November spice challenge: Vanilla cured salmon with cucumber ketchup, charred cucumber and pickled ginger. I cured the salmon using table salt not sea salt (mainly because I didn't have enough sea salt). I used soft...
  4. Elawin

    Recipe Fiery Thai Cucumber Pickle

    Ingredients: 2 mini cucumbers, deseeded and sliced Sea salt 1 tbsp light brown sugar or palm sugar 1 lime, juiced 1 1/2 tsp fish sauce (nam pla) 1 hot red chilli, finely chopped 2 spring onions Small bunch of basil 4-5 mint leaves Method: 1. Season the cucumbers with a sprinkle of sea salt...
  5. Elawin

    Recipe Dark and Spiced Cucumber Pickle

    Ingredients: 2 mini cucumbers, deseeded and sliced thinly Sea salt 1 small onion, finely sliced 100 ml cider vinegar 70 g soft brown sugar 1 tsp mustard seeds 1/2 tsp nigella seeds 1/2 tsp coriander seeds 2 whole cloves 1 bay leaf 1/4 tsp turmeric Method: 1. Season the cucumber with a...
  6. Elawin

    Recipe Light and Fast Cucumber Pickle

    Delicious, and ideal if you've run out of pickle :laugh: Ingredients: 100 ml cider vinegar 70 g granulated sugar 3 mint leaves 2 mini cucumbers, deseeded and sliced Salt Small handful of dill Method: 1. Dissolve the sugar in the vinegar over a low heat. 2. Allow to cool with the mint leaves...
  7. MypinchofItaly

    Recipe Melon, cucumber and blackberries salad

    A fruit salad that has the taste of summer! Freshness and lightness, served it at the end of the meal or as a snack. I added also some almonds and Asiago Italian cheese. Serves 2, preparation time 10 minutes 1/2 cucumber 1/2 melon 12 blackberries 20 g. peeled almonds 1 sprig of fresh mint 20...
  8. Morning Glory

    Recipe Cucumber Raita

    Raita is Tzatzika's Indian cousin. Its fantastically cooling with a hot spicy curry but great anytime as a dip. This is the way I make it. Ingredients 1/2 cucumber 150g Greek style yoghurt 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp ground coriander Salt, to taste Ground turmeric, paprika and a few whole cumin...
  9. B

    Recipe Basic Tzatziki sauce

    Buckytom's basic tzatziki sauce 500 ml, or 1 pint Greek-style yogurt, drained if necessary (start with more than a pint if it needs to drain) 3 to 7 cloves of garlic to taste, the more the better imo 1 medium cucumber 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil sea salt...
  10. Duck59

    Cucumber sandwiches

    Cucumber sandwiches were - indeed, still are - seen as a teatime delicacy for the rich and aristocratic. Why, I wonder, should this be? Cucumbers are not exactly expensive. I daresay that they were, when first introduced to Britain, pretty costly, but certainly not these days, yet the cucumber...
  11. Diane Lane

    Recipe Freezer Cucumber Pickles

    I know some of y'all can food, but has anyone ever made freezer pickles? I've heard of freezer jam before, and refrigerator pickles, but freezer pickles is a new one to me. This sounds like an easy method, and could be a less intimidating way to make them...
  12. ReadWriteLearnLove

    Cucumber Salad

    Mod Edit: This thread has been created from another thread where too many posts had nothing to do with the original post so a new thread has been created. One of my favorite cucumber dishes is a Polish cucumber salad my grandma used to make: cucumbers, thin sliced onions, sour cream and a...
  13. LoveSantaAu

    Recipe Cucumber salad

    I found this recipe a few years ago in a vegetarian cookbook. As everyone I serve it to has loved it, it has become one of my most common salads - and all my kids love it :) Slice one or two cucumbers slice about 4 spring onions (to cross country barriers, the long green and white onions!) chop...
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