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Cucumber and poppy seed salad from Ottolenghi: The Cookbook (page 20) by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi

  • coriander leaves
  • cucumbers
  • white wine vinegar
  • poppyseeds
  • red chiles

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  • Melyinoz on February 03, 2018

    I enjoyed this salad. I cut down considerably on the amount of oil used to suit a friend's dietary requirements and I don't think the salad suffered for it.

  • Delys77 on September 12, 2014

    This was pretty good, but as with many cucumber salads I found the ratio of dressing to cucumber was a bit off. The flavours were nice and it the poppy seeds were a nice touch. Good enough but not blown away.

  • lorloff on August 16, 2014

    Great dish

  • Astrid5555 on August 07, 2014

    Have made several times already. The addition of the poppy seeds adds a pleasant crunch. New go-to cucumber salald the whole family loves.

  • smtucker on August 02, 2014

    Love this salad. Young cousins eat it before dinner has hit the table. Big hit.

  • Melanie on September 09, 2013

    This salad is very crunchy and tastes really fresh. I used medium cucumbers and didn't scoop out the flesh but would try it that way next time.

  • kmattingly on April 22, 2013

    Extremely refreshing salad. Even my kids love this one

  • mfto on August 02, 2011

    p 20 very simple - if using European cucumber, cut it lengthwise in half and remove seeds - then cut in slices - try Seductions of Rice method of salting cucumbers to remove excess water from cucumber.

  • Fiona on January 02, 2011

    This is such a simple salad but transforms a cucumber into something exotic. I've made it several times and everyone loves it.

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