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Cool As A Cucumber Cocktail

The Cucumburt: A Cocktail of Cucumber And Yoghurt

Introducing The Cucumburt

Cucumber in a salad is one thing.

Cucumber in a cocktail, well now, that brings a whole new meaning to the term salad bar.

To be honest, potato milkshakes aside, my culinary experiments don’t normally extend to the beverage side of the house. Mixing drinks chez Spud, generally speaking, features a bottle of gin in one hand and a bottle of tonic in the other.

But I am learning that it doesn’t have to be that way.

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Cheap As Chickpeas

“I’ll not starve.”

That was the thought that crossed my mind as I pondered some weighty financial issues.

“I could always live on chickpeas” (and, before you ask, there is an implied “and potatoes” in that sentence).

I know for a fact that the modest sum of €3.30 will buy me a hefty 2kg of dried chickpeas at The Asia Market. Allow me to illustrate just how many chickpeas that is:

The Spud And The Chickpeas

Chickpeas, lots thereof

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