Yield: 4 servings
|Cucumbers peeled and sliced thin
|Garlic clove; peeled
COVER THE CUCUMBERS WITH WATER. Add the garlic and sprinkle well with salt, stirring to dissolve the salt. Let stand 1 hour. Drain, pressing gently to get rid of excess liquid, and discard garlic. Stir the vinegar, sugar and 2 tablespoons water together until the sugar is dissolved. Pour over the cucumbers and stir. Add salt to taste.
Chill well, drain and serve on a bed of watercress.