Cucumber Sunomono


Ingredients 1 cucumber 5 g dried seaweed wakame mix 2 tsp salt Amazu 2 tsp rice vinegar 2 tsp mirin 2 tsp ususkuchi soy sauce sesame seeds to sprinkle Instructions Amazu Combine all Amazu ingredients in a small bowl, stir them, and set aside. Preparing cucumbers Wash and slice the cucumbers 2mm(0.078inch) thick. Place the sliced cucumbers into a small bowl and sprinkle the 2tsp of … Read more

Tomato, Cucumber, and Onion Salad Recipe


  • 1 large cucumbers (English cucumber or a standard cucumber), thinly sliced and cut in quarters
  • 4 roma tomatoes, sliced and cut in squares
  • 1/2 Vidalia onion, very thinly sliced
  • 1-2 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley
  • 1-2 tablespoon of chopped fresh chives
  • 1/2 cup of cider vinegar
  • 1/2 a cup of olive oil
  • 1/2 a cup of sugar (optional)
  • salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. In a large serving bowl, toss together the bite size chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, and onions
  2. In a small bowl add vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper to taste. Stir the ingredients.
  3. Pour dressing over the salad. Mix everything together.
  4. Let the salad stand for at least 20 minutes before serving.
  5. Add chopped chives and parsley.
  6. You might want to double check to see if there needs to be a little more sugar, salt or pepper for taste.
  7. Serve the cucumber salad as a side dish in a small bowl.

Tip: For a milder flavor, soak the chopped onions in salt water for 20 minutes before you mix it with the rest of the salad.

Kitchen Utensils

  • 1 large serving bowl
  • 1 small bowl
  • one measuring cup and measuring spoons
  • a vegetable shredder or a knife
  • cutting board
  • Serving salad spoon and fork


Broccoli Grape Salad Recipe

Ingredients Salad Ingredients: 6 oz bacon chopped, browned 1/4 cup pine nuts toasted (or sunflower seeds) 1 lb broccoli crowns (2 medium heads) cut into small florets 1/2 English cucumber sliced 1 1/2 cups red grapes (seedless), halved 1/4 cup red onion finely chopped Dressing Ingredients: 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 Tbsp lemon juice or added to taste 1 Tbsp granulated sugar 1/4 tsp salt or to taste 1/4 tsp black pepper Instructions Brown bacon in a skillet then remove to a plate using a … Read more

Super Easy Guacamole with Spiced Cucumber

INGREDIENTS Juice of 2 limes 1/2 red onion, finely chopped 2 ripe avocados 1 garlic clove, crushed 1 bunch coriander, leaves chopped 1 jalapeno, finely chopped 1 cup watercress sprigs 1 tbs extra virgin olive oil 1 telegraph cucumber, halved, cut into thin wedges 1 tsp each smoked paprika (pimenton) & ground cumin METHOD Place … Read more