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GrajeanGrajean Posts: 374
At last my slow Telegraph cucumbers have born fruit! Picked 3 in last few days and more appearing. I'm too impatient!

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  • tui34tui34 Béziers, Herault, FrancePosts: 2,173
    Well done @Grajean !!!  Cold cucumber soup, gazpacho and lots of cucumber salad.  Good to put sliced on your eyes in this heat !!
    A good hoeing is worth two waterings.

  • LynLyn DevonPosts: 20,599
    Mine too, I’ve grown them for my snails,  they’ll eat one a day. 

    Still plenty for us,  wonder if you can make a courgette cake with cucumbers,  anyone tried? 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • tui34tui34 Béziers, Herault, FrancePosts: 2,173
    Could probably be as bland as a courgette cake @Lyn :D   But - you can make cucumber soup or gazpacho and freeze it!  I cook onions and cucumbers for my soup.

    A good hoeing is worth two waterings.

  • ObelixxObelixx Vendée, Western FrancePosts: 28,081
    Not a cake @Lyn but loads of recipes here - https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/search?q=cucumber

    I cooked this the other day - https://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/thai-style_cucumber_08091 - and it was delish but another time I'd use chicken thigh instead of breast.
    "We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw
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