Recipe: Two Cucumber Salads


Cucumbers are a little under-rated in this household, yet they make beautiful salads (and incredible juices!). Meet two wonderful cucumber salads. They are so similar yet distinctly different in taste.

Feel free to browse recipes from our Retro Recipes series. You might also like our Cucumber recipes here and here. Or you might like to browse Salad recipes here and here. Check out our easy Summer recipes here and here.

Mr Well's Translucent Cucumber Salad

Mr Well’s Translucent Cucumber Salad

Looks spectacular on a white plate!

1 cucumber generous sprinkling of salt 1 Tblspn white wine vinegar
3 Tblspn cold pressed virgin olive oil Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper

Peel the cucumber and slice extremely thinly. Arrange in a circular pattern on a large dish, without making layers. Sprinkle generously with salt and leave for 30 minutes. Drain and pat dry. Sprinkle with the vinegar and drizzle with olive oil, and season. Leave 30 minutes before serving. The cucumber will be translucent and moist.


Amber's Cucumber Salad

Amber’s Cucumber Salad

Oh, this is so yummy! Influenced by life with Ken, no doubt….

cucumber Rice wine vinegar the best virgin olive oil
freshly ground or cracked black pepper

Peel the cucumber and slice thinly. Arrange on a dish, and drizzle with rice wine vinegar and olive oil. Grind pepper over, serve and wait for the praises.


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