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Poor Cook: Fabulous food for next to nothing

Poor Cook

By Susan Campbell and Caroline Conran

Published 1971

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  • ½ large cucumber or 1 small whole one
  • 1 clove garlic
  • small sprig <


Peel the cucumber, then, according to how you like it, grate it or cut it in small cubes or sticks; thin round slices don’t suit this dish at all.

Crush the garlic in a garlic crusher or chop as finely as you can. Slice the mint leaves finely. Sprinkle the cucumber with the mint, garlic and salt and leave it to drain in a strainer for half an hour.

Put it in a bowl, mix with the