Cucumber sandwich


This variation of the classic English appetizer is made with the addition of balsamic vinegar and Worcestershire sauce to cream cheese. This creates a delicious and flavorful spread combined with fresh cucumbers. The decoration made with thin slices of cucumber is easy to prepare, just follow my instructions below.

Cucumber sandwich


For 1 Person(s)

Ingredients for 2 slices

  • 2 slices of toast bread
  • 4 tsp cream cheese
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 0.5 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 cucumber
  • pinch (or more) pepper
  • 0.5 tsp (or more) pink peppercorns

Cucumber sandwich Directions

  1. In a small bowl mix cream cheese with balsamic vinegar and 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce. Add salt and pepper if necessary (Worcestershire sauce is pretty salty for me).


  2. Spread the cream on pieces of bread. Garnish the sandwiches with thin slices of cucumber and serve, or proceed to create the decoration of latticed cucumbers.

  3. In order to create the decoration cut thin strips of cucumber using potato peeler. Cut each strip in half and line them (about 7) side by side on a flat surface such as cutting board.

  4. Fold the strips number 2, 4 and 6 in half. Lay a strip of cucumber horizontally along folded strips.

  5. Lower folded cucumbers and instead raise strips 1, 3, 5, 7.

  6. Place another piece of cucumber horizontally. Lower folded strips again.

  7. Repeat the process always alternating strips of cucumber and placing another horizontally up to build the lattice. Repeat the same procedure downwards.

  8. Gently put a slice of bread over cucumbers (the cream cheese spread facing the lattice).

  9. With a sharp knife cut off the crust and the cucumbers which are sticking out.

  10. Cut the sandwich into two triangles. Gently insert the knife under the cucumbers and bread and lift.

  11. Arrange on plate and serve garnished with a few grains of pink pepper corns for extra crispness and flavor.


Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving


Monday, 25 July 2016
That looks sooooo cooool! :D - Patty

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