Cucumber - Qukes® Baby Snacking
Nature has produced the perfect serving size with Qukes® baby snacking cucumbers. Full of flavour and so convenient, Qukes® baby snacking cucumbers have revolutionised the term "healthy snacking". They are between 8.5 and 12cm long.
Super crunchy Qukes® have a crispy mild skin and a flesh with a refreshing, cleansing taste.
Qukes® baby snacking cucumbers are a source of folate, for healthy cells, fibre and vitamin C,
Did you know?
Qukes® are the perfect partners for tomato, mint, chicken, feta, chives, fish, garlic, lemon and sour cream.
Clever tips for Qukes®:
Rolls: Try fresh Vietnamese summer rolls with sliced Qukes®, mint and vermicelli noodles for an easy working lunch.
Salsa: A lush Qukes® and mango salsa can also add a healthy and fresh take to nachos.
Snack: Simply cut in half lengthways and offer to children with a tub of natural yoghurt for a healthy after school snack.
Available from January to December.
Who’s growing this now
New South Wales grower Steve Osman of Rossmore, west of Sydney, sings the praises of Qukes® baby snacking cucumbers. "They taste great and people love how easy and convenient they are," says Steve.
How to select
Select Qukes® with bright-green skins and firm, fresh appearance. Avoid those with soft spots or yellowing colour.
How to store
Qukes® can be stored in a plastic bag in the vegetable crisper for up to five days.
How to Prepare
Tip #1: Rinse under running water.
Tip #2: Slice crossways, lengthways or diagonally as desired.
Tip #3: To stuff, halve lengthways and scoop out seeds with a spoon. Fill caviities and serve.
Where do I get it?
Qukes® baby snacking cucumbers are available all year `round at Woolworths, Coles and independent retail outlets.