cucumber kimchi

It was quite windy in Brighton today but equally sunny, too.

When it is a bit summery, I crab for ‘cucumber kimchi’ called ‘oee saboki’ in Korean which is one of the summer kimchi.

wash your cuc

small size cucumbers and chillies not so chilly to be made into kimchi

Nowadays you might buy cucumbers any time of a year in a super market but in fact, cucumbers are summer vegetables.

Also precisely speaking cucumbers are actually fruit.

Is a cucumber a fruit or a vegetable? Have a go with fruit or veg quiz! 

Anyway, come back to today’s topic, CUCUMBER KIMCHI!

I was quite lucky to find these nice small cucumbers in a local shop in Brighton.

Korean cucumbers are smaller and thinner than ordinary cucumbers you might buy in a super market in England.

But today’s cucumbers I bought in the local Turkish shop were the right size for making kimchi.

Here we go with juicy, summery cucumber kimchi and in addition, very crunchy chilli kimchi for you.

marinated in sea salt for a couple of hours

marinated in sea salt for a couple of hours

preparing cucumber with cross cut

preparing cucumber with cross cut

a key ingredient to make cucumber kimchi- chives

a key ingredient to make cucumber kimchi- chives

today's invention, my own version of 'Chilli kimchi filled with chive'

today’s invention, my own version of ‘Chilli kimchi filled with chive

cucumber kimchi filled with chives mixture

cucumber kimchi filled with chives mixture