A major player in salads (and in DIY beauty treatments) the cool cucumber can just as happily be used to bring highly nutritious freshness to a wide range of dishes.
Our quick and tasty tip:
- Peel and slice the cucumber as thinly as possible. Then arrange in a dish and pour over warmed rice wine vinegar and caster sugar. Sprinkle with finely chopped dill, season with salt and pepper and leave to marinade. Drain before serving.
What to eat now
Eat seasonably helps you enjoy fresh fruit and veg at its seasonal best. That means better value, better taste and a better deal for the planet.
What to grow now
It’s easy to grow your own tasty fruit and veg. We’ve step-by step growing guides, offers from the biggest gardening brands and help from the experts.
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