What to do with a glut of cucumbers!

July 25, 2013 by General Administrator

The cucumbers seem to be loving the heat of the polytunnels even more than the courgettes are loving the heat of the fields, if the size of the harvest is anything to go by! Here are some ideas to get through your share of the harvest.

Cucumber soup with pickled cucumber – a very handy recipe as it would use a significant amount of this week’s share!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/cucumber_soup_with_91798

Cucumber soup – no cooking needed!
http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/15861/cold-cucumber-soup.aspx

Pickled cucumber – this would be good as a barbeque accompaniment
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/pickledcucumber_11033

Cucumber ribbon salad with olive and caper dressing
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/cucumberribbonsaladw_90358

Marinated cucumber ribbons on crusty bread
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/marinatedcucumberrib_81862

Cucumber and mint raita
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/cucumberandmintraita_67787

Cucumber lemonade
http://allrecipes.co.uk/recipe/7922/refreshing-cucumber-lemonade.aspx

drainage advice . http://www.yorkcollege.ac.uk/intranet/282-internal-notices/1303-smoking-notice.html . Greg Wasson of Wasson Enterprise
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