PLEASE NOTE: We only deliver to HX, OL14-15 and BD13-22 postcodes.

Inspiration for using cucumber

Cucumbers are a versatile vegetable that can be used in a variety of dishes. Here are a few ideas for dishes you can make with cucumbers:

  1. Cucumber Salad: Slice the cucumber and toss with a dressing of your choice, such as a vinaigrette or yogurt-based dressing. Add herbs and spices like dill, mint, or cumin to taste.

  2. Cucumber Sandwiches: Slice the cucumber thin, and place them between slices of bread with butter, cream cheese, or your choice of protein.

  3. Cucumber Gazpacho: Blend the cucumber with tomatoes, peppers, onions, and bread to make a chilled soup.

  4. Cucumber Sushi: Slice the cucumber thin and use it as a sushi roll filling with your favourite fillings.

  5. Cucumber Juice: Blend the cucumber with other fruits and vegetables to make a refreshing juice.

  6. Cucumber Raita: Grate the cucumber, mix it with yogurt and season with spices like cumin, coriander and mint. Serve it as a side dish with Indian food.

  7. Cucumber and Tuna Salad: Mix the cucumber with canned tuna, mayonnaise, and herbs to make a simple salad.

  8. Cucumber Martini: Muddle some cucumber with gin, lime juice and simple syrup to make a delicious cocktail.

  9. Pickled Cucumber: Slice the cucumber thin, mix with vinegar, sugar and spices, and store in a jar in the refrigerator to make a tangy and crunchy pickle.

  10. Cucumber and Avocado Toast: Slice the cucumber thin, and place it on top of toast with mashed avocado, lemon juice and herbs.

Cucumbers can be eaten raw or cooked in many dishes, they add a great texture and flavour to many dishes, including salads, sandwiches, soups, stews, and as a garnish or snack. They are an excellent source of hydration and are low in calories.

When it's in season you can buy cucumber online with Fresh Farm Deliveries. We deliver to Halifax, Todmorden, Littleborough, Hebden Bridge, Haworth and surrounding areas (BD13-23, HX and OL14-15 postcodes).