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Cucumber Large

Class 1 - Holland

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Cucumber Large

Cucumbers are in season from May to October, but are available year-round. Look for firm, vibrantly green fruit without wrinkles. Smaller ridged cucumbers differ little in taste to the more common smooth variety.

Cucumber is a very good source of potassium, an important intracellular electrolyte. 100 g of cucumber provides 147 mg of potassium but only 2 mg of sodium. Potassium is a heart friendly electrolyte helps bring a reduction in total blood pressure and heart rates by countering effects of sodium

    Recipes

    Pickled cucumber

    By May Lan Jefford

    Got a glut of cucumbers? Try pickling them as a delicious addition to burgers or sandwiches, or whizz them up into a cool and creamy soup.

    Recipes using cucumber

    Main course

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    Buyer's guide

    Cucumbers are in season from May to October, but are available year-round. Look for firm, vibrantly green fruit without wrinkles. Smaller ridged cucumbers differ little in taste to the more common smooth variety.

    Storage

    Store fresh cucumbers in the fridge for up to one week. Small examples, or sliced cucumbers can be pickled very successfully: pickled cucumbers are also known as gherkins or cornichons.

    Article by Felicity Cloake


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