Tangy Thai Cucumber Salad

By Wednesday, October 1, 2014

English cukes. I used to eat them like apples. Seriously! A cold, crispy English cucumber is delicious all on its own. No dressing or dip required. But I reckon if I had people for dinner and served them half a whole cucumber on a plate as their “salad”, I might get a few weird looks. So this ...

Potluck Sweet & Spicy Cucumber Salad

By Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Some you of might remember me mentioning my sweet & spicy cucumber salad before. Heck, some of you may have tried it (especially if you were at our housewarming party or if you read my 10 favourite recipes from 2011).   But I have never shared the recipe directly on the blog. Today, I’m changing that! I recently made ...

Shrimp & Avocado Cucumber Bites

By Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Hors d’oeuvres are difficult in the summer. I typically think of them as being hot finger foods served by waiters dressed as penguins. But when you’re hosting a dinner party in 40 degree heat, that’s not really going to fly, is it? Let’s be honest – there will never be waiters dressed as penguins serving anything ...