How to Present Stylish Cucumbers

You can of course serve cucumber as it is, but if you present it a little more decoratively, it will make your table look splendid.

Recipe By: cookbuzz (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/454)
Makes 2 Cook: 1 min

Ingredients

Cucumber 4 cm long

Method

1
Prepare two knives. One thin and narrow like a petit knife would be good. Cut the cucumber into 4cm lengths.
2
Use the petit knife to cut through the middle of the cucumber almost the whole way. Make sure the knife cuts straight so that the two halves are the same.
3
Use the second knife to cut diagonally until it hits the petit knife. The diagonal cut should extend above and below the petit knife incision.
4
Turn the cucumber over and repeat Step 3. Remove both knives.
5
Pull apart the two halves, they should separate quite cleanly. It's so easy! Maybe the cucumber would never know it's been cut in half, it's so painless.
6
Standing upright, it should look like this.
7
Make a typical Japanese izakaya tapas by putting a mixture of sour plum and bonito flakes on top, see this recipe.

8
Or how about a delicious and simple topping with Branston pickle?

Tips & Note

How to Present Stylish Cucumbers

You can of course serve cucumber as it is, but if you present it a little more decoratively, it will make your table look splendid.

Recipe By: cookbuzz (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/454)

Makes 2

Cook: 1 min

Ingredients

Cucumber 4 cm long

How to Present Stylish Cucumbers

Recipe ID :2579 Posted on 10 APR 2017

Makes 2

Cook 1min
views 2,654
printed 2

saved 0

You can of course serve cucumber as it is, but if you present it a little more decoratively, it will make your table look splendid.

Share

Ingredients

Method

Cook
1min
1
Prepare two knives. One thin and narrow like a petit knife would be good. Cut the cucumber into 4cm lengths.
2
Use the petit knife to cut through the middle of the cucumber almost the whole way. Make sure the knife cuts straight so that the two halves are the same.
3
Use the second knife to cut diagonally until it hits the petit knife. The diagonal cut should extend above and below the petit knife incision.
4
Turn the cucumber over and repeat Step 3. Remove both knives.
5
Pull apart the two halves, they should separate quite cleanly. It's so easy! Maybe the cucumber would never know it's been cut in half, it's so painless.
6
Standing upright, it should look like this.
7
Make a typical Japanese izakaya tapas by putting a mixture of sour plum and bonito flakes on top, see this recipe.

8
Or how about a delicious and simple topping with Branston pickle?

PRO
cookbuzz
I’ve got 107 recipes!

COOKBUZZ
Step into my kitchen!
Konjac is zero fat, low calorie and very low carbohydrate (1g per 100g). Cook konjac rice as a fried rice to make it nice and tasty. Who said diet food is tasteless!!
Konjac rice, Eggs, Bacon rashers, Spring onions, Salt & pepper, Chicken stock , Sesame oil, Soy sauce
PRO
If you have tomato ketchup,Worcester sauce and oyster sauce, you can almost reproduce the true taste of Japan.
Egg noodles, Cabbage, Pepper (green and red), Beansprouts, Vegetable oil, Sake or white wine, Worcester sauce, Tomato ketchup, Oyster sauce, Salt & pepper, Bacon rashers, Spring onion, Parsley
PRO
This is an authentic recipe that I was taught by chef Hitomi Hirose, Sushi Waka restaurant in Camden town.
Aubergine, Miso (White), Mirin, Sugar, Water, Sesame seeds
PRO
Impress your dinner guests with these eye-catching sushi canapes...don't tell them you just needed an ice cube tray!
すし飯, お好きな具材
PRO
Even a chimp could make this...probably!
Chicken (thigh or breast), Onion, Spring onion, Eggs, Chicken stock cube, Hot water, Sugar, Soy sauce, Mirin, Chilli pepper powder
PRO
Daikon and wakame make a delicious miso soup. So does daikon and fried tofu. It's doubly delicious if you combine both these popular recipes.
Daikon (mooli) , Dried wakame seaweed, Deep fried tofu (aburaage), Dashi stock granules, Hot water, Miso, Spring onion
PRO

Similar Recipe

Always use Maldon salt when making pickles.
Cucumber, Salt, Ginger, Soy sauce, Salt (Maldon), Water, Sugar, Vinegar
A super pasta salad with hidden tuna and bacon.
Spaghetti, Salt (for boiling the pasta), Cucumber, Salt , Tinned tuna (in oil), Ham or bacon slices, Mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, Pepper
Liven up your dinner table with some decorative cucumber bitings.
Cucumber, Sour plum (umeboshi), Bonito flakes
cookbuzz
PRO
Ultra-simple recipe if you want to make one more dish, it just takes 5 minutes.
Cucumber, Surimi, Mustard, Mentsuyu (noodle soup)
A great refreshing dish.
Cucumber, Water, Gelatine powder, Salt, Kombu seaweed powdered tea, Lemon juice, Ginger juice, Tomato, Shredded cucumber skin for garnish
Mizue
PRO
The 3 fresh ingredients combined in a bowl makes a good summer salad.
Cucumber, Takuan (pickled mooli), Umeboshi, Mayonnaise, Chilli powder
KitchenCIB
HOME

All New Recipes

Beef Wellington is a true delicacy often served on holidays and very special occasions that your dinner guests will find very impressive. Making a great Beef Wellington is actually easier than it looks. In this short video I demonstrate how to make an Italian Style Beef Wellington.
 
Quick & Easy Pasta Recipes
Spaghetti, Tomotoes, Spring Onion, Prociutto, Parmesan cheese, Garlic & Cheese Spread, Olive oil, Jalapeños
Pork is a staple in Italian cooking. The Italian Herb Pork Loin in this video takes simple ingredients and turns the pork loin into a dish that is perfect for a party or a Sunday dinner but quick enough to make during the working week.
 
The combination of chocolate, peanut butter and oatmeal are the trifecta of flavor for cookies! In this special episode my wife shows her outstanding recipe for No-Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies that will be the best cookies that you have ever eaten! See my beautiful wife’s recipe
 
Sea scallops are a delicacy that appear in cuisines from many different countries. Some believe that only a trained chef can make perfectly cooked sea scallops. I believe that any home cook can make perfect sea scallops and demonstrate how to do this in the video.
 
Brasato al Barolo is savoury, tender beef slowly braised in a rich and full-flavoured Italian wine. Watch now to see how to make this dish in the latest video from POV Italian Cooking.