Posts Tagged ‘cucumber’

I love sushi. And it’s cool to make it for a bento box for work. Get out the sushi, get out soy sauce, get out the chopsticks – and everybody will be envious while eating his boring sandwich for lunch… Of course you shouldn’t take sushi with raw fish to work and wait hours and […]


Everybody complains about the weather. But hey, today there was sun! (This bright thing in the sky, you know…) So it was a perfect day for a summer salad. I didn’t feel like going to the supermarkets I usually go to, so this time, I went to the Turkish supermarket that’s not far away. Oh, […]


Years ago I spent 3 months in Canada – where I got to know hot dogs with relish – a sort of pickled cucumbers that you don’t have to cut anymore, as it’s saucy. Perfect for lazy sandwich-artists! As I haven’t found any Relishes in Germany but only recipes, I decided to make it myself. […]


When I spent my year in France, I sometimes made a quick sauce of cucumbers that you can serve with boiled potatoes or with rice. Quick and easy. Some years later, my phone rang and it was Matthias, one of the group of foreign students during my stay in France. “Well… we are in the […]


Since I’ve seen this recipe, I had it several times in my bento – it’s refreshing, it’s easy and very good. So I decided to post it here as everybody should know this quick salad. for my bento I make it like this: