According to the Telegraph today, that bastion of British dining, the humble cucumber sandwich, is the ultimate cooling food to eat in the heat.
Although today’s temperatures may not be exactly scorching, we do love a classic cucumber sandwich!
These elegant open sandwiches would be perfect for a stylish afternoon tea at a wedding or event –
Cucumber sandwiches also make a delicious, healthy lunch. Try adding cream cheese or feta cheese, avocado, roasted nuts or egg to make them more filling.
Cucumber works beautifully with dill, parsley, black pepper, poppy seeds and even fresh chilli.