Daily Archives: August 22, 2011

Food Monday ~ Apple & Cucumber Salad

For a juicy starter for two or light lunch for one.

Apple & Cucumber Salad

1 sweet dessert apple
juice of 1 orange
4 inch piece of cucumber
2 pieces of preserved stem ginger

1 dessertspoon of ginger syrup
¼ teaspoon of ground ginger
2 tablespoons of French dressing

Slice apple and put into a bowl, sprinkle with orange juice and stir to preserve the colour.  Chop the cucumber in large dice and add it to the apple with 2 pieces of preserved stem ginger, grated or thinly sliced.

Mix ginger syrup (from the jar of preserved ginger) with ground ginger and French dressing and pour over the apples and cucumber. Toss well

Serve on a bed of watercress with bread sticks