Ingredients: Cucumbers

You might not know this, but cucumbers originated in India, in the foothills of the Himalayas, and were first cultivated around 3,000 years ago. From there, they spread east through traders, particularly Phoenician merchants who took the seeds to Egypt and Greece. They began to be grown in Sicily, mainland Italy and North Africa. The…

Recipe: Tomato Cream Salad | A beautiful German Salad

My dear mother, who is no longer physically with us, made this often. It is a stunner, from her German roots. A family favourite.

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.