Cucumber with goat cheese

Yield: 1 Servings

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\N \N -This ultra-simple entree depends absolutely on the quality of its best you can buy and the oil hazelnut if possible but, in any case, a well-flavoured nut oil. As hazelnut oil can be difficult to find, you could substitute a walnut or macadamia nut oil.

Score 750 g of cucumbers lengthwise with the tines of a fork or peel them if you prefer. Slice paper thin, put in a colander, sprinkle with salt and let them degorge for half an hour.

Turn out of the colander, rinse and dry with paper towels. In a bowl toss the slices with 50 mL lemon juice, then arrange them on six plates. Dust with white pepper. Cut about 100 to 120 g firm goat cheese into thin slices and arrange two or three on each plate. Sprinkle 50 mL of hazelnut oil over the six servings.

Makes 6 servings.

From "Raw Materials" by Meryl Constance, Sydney Morning Herald, 12/29/92.

Posted by Stephen Ceideberg; February 17 1993.

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