I've been recording Laura Calder's French Food at Home episodes and today's caught my eye. Cooked cucumbers? Never heard of cooking them.
Sautéed Cucumber with Dill
1 English cucumber
spoonful of olive oil
s & p
chopped fresh mint or dill
Peel, halve lengthwise and seed the cuke.
cut into chunks, the size of large croûtons or slice into thin half moons. Sauté until hot and softened to your liking, about 5 min. depending on size. Season with s & p toss in the mint. Serve warm or at room temp.
She says the way you decide to cut them is up to you, and depends on what you are serving them with.
There is also a Glazed radishes "Château du Fey" recipe with the same episode. they are cooked in butter and sugar cubes. I saw black radishes at Farmer's Market last week,......