A true superfood, the cucumber has amazing health benefits and has been around since Neolithic times. With a staggering 96% water content, eating cucumbers to maintain hydration and flush out toxins has been popular for centuries. But you can enjoy a slice in your G+T or make an crafty cellulite treatment.
Super Food: Cucumber contains: Feature spreads - covering the history of cucumbers, health benefits, the iconic cucumber sandwich, New York pickles, grow your own plus handy household uses. Delicious food and drink recipes - from snacks, starters, mains and desserts to drinks. Enjoy a gin and cucumber cocktail with your strawberry and cucumber salad! Health and beauty recipes - try a cucumber cellulite treatment or a refreshing cucumber tonerFood is super! There's all sorts of things you can do with fruit and veg - and not always what you'd expect.
Whether it's cooking delicious dishes, looking after your teeth or making facepacks, there's all kinds of interesting, healthy uses for fruit and veg. Each book in the Super Foods series takes a look at one ingredient and shows a host of uses - both practical and delicious. The first books in the series are: Avocado, Cucumber, Pomegranate, Lemon, Beetroot and Coconut.