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Japanese Cucumber

Japanese Cucumber

Regular price ₱95/250g
Regular price Sale price ₱95
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While most us think of cucumbers as vegetables, they are actually a fruit. They contain seeds and grow from the ovaries of flowering plants. They belong to the plant family Cucurbitaceae, which also includes squashes and melons.

What’s to love about cukes?

We love them because we can consume its peel and seeds which are its most nutrient-dense parts, without the worries of wax coating.

We love them because their benefits are beyond hydration. They are good sources of phytonutrients, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer benefits. They are also high in fiber and beta-carotene that helps with immunity, and makes the skin and eyes glow even better.

Keep it Fresh:

Whole cucumbers will stay fresh and crunchy for about a week when properly stored. To do this, individually wrap them in paper towels or kitchen towels. Place them in a zip bag and store it in the fridge. Sliced cucumbers, on the other hand, will last just few days in the fridge.

Recipe Recommendation:
  • Jazz up water by adding slices of cucumber and lemon
  • Blend cucumbers alone or with other vegetables like carrots and celery, to make a post workout juice
  • Mix sliced cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, and feta cheese for a Greek-style side dish.
  • Chop cucumbers into cubes and include it in your curry dish
  • Slice cucumbers into big sticks and dip them in hummus
  • Smash cucumber with sesame-soy-chili sauce with dried parsley flakes (check shop Add-ons!)

What Makes our Gulay Special?

Buying local, seasonal and organically grown produce means that you learn to eat with the seasons, and in exchange, get to eat produce that’s filled with nutrition and that tastes more alive.  Food that's flavor-packed, bursting with nutrients, and free from nasties like chemical pesticides and synthetic fertilizers.

Our customers also love our cherry tomatoes and saging bulkan, varieties you won’t be able to get through conventional farming and mass-produced marketing channels.

Your commitment to eat healthy meets our farmers' commitment to grow nutritious food- and together we grow a sustainable food system. Taste the difference with us and let’s change the world with food!

Read more about how we choose to grow our food.

Delivery Info

Farmstand orders are available for delivery on Thursdays & Saturdays.

Cut-offs for orders are as follows:
Mondays 5pm for Thursdays
Fridays 5pm for Saturdays

Make sure to check on Sundays 10am & Thursdays 3pm when we update our Farmstand with a full list of available produce!

We deliver within Metro Manila and Rizal for a flat rate of P150. If you're also ordering a farmshare you may enjoy our farmshare delivery rate starting at P80, or top-up an existing delivery at no extra charge.

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