Cucumber is part of the squash family and is high in folic acid, vitamins A and C and potassium. It is popularly served raw as part of a salad.
Smoked salmon served on a bed of diced cucumber with horseradish mayonnaise and a crisp parmesan tuile.
Two light and simple Japanese sushi rolls - salmon and cucumber as well as a vegetarian avocado and chive version
A cooling accompaniment to a hot curry. Natural yogurt flavoured with mint and cucumber.
Rye bread filled with a crab mayonnaise and slices of refreshing cucumber.
A delicious fresh salad with a spicy sweet, sour dressing.
Literally stuffed cucumber with vegetables and a kimchi-style chili paste.
Seared mackerel with cured cucumber ribbons and a broad bean and caraway dressing
Very thin slices of scallop, cucumber, red chilli and shallot cured in a lime, cumin, sugar and salt marinade. The scallops are raw but have been 'cooked' by the citrus juice.
A refreshing summer soup of cucumber, avocado and mint. Served with snipped chives and a swirl of Greek yogurt.
Young cucumbers in an aromatic pickle of shallots, black peppercorns and dill.