Beauvais Asier – Pickled White Cucumber 560g

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Beauvais asier – pickled white cucumber 560g. Beauvais cucmber are harvested and pickled close to the fields from August to September, and the crisp cucumber has a mild, slightly acidic taste.

Asie is a variety of cucumber with a small core and dense flesh so it is good for this pickle. The one I know is called Langelands Kaempe, or Langelands Giant. Not sure if anyone sells the seed here in the UK? I have some in the garden from seed brought from Denmark by a friend. All best, Joanna

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Beauvais Asier – Pickled White Cucumber 560g

Don’t ask us what variety of cucumbers is used to make these. We’ve tried to find out. Maybe it is a state secret? We’ve finally managed to locate a picture of a seed packet from 1970’s Denmark, so if there are any cucumber experts out there who can tell us exactly what kind of cucumbers are actually “asier”, do let us know. We get asked about this quite a lot and even Bronte’s mum doesn’t know the answer and she normally knows everything…

How to

Asier is a must if serving Roast Pork with crackling for Christmas (“flaeskesteg”) – serve 3-4 strips of Asier on the plate next to the pork and red cabbage, it is delish.

Storage

Store in a cool, dry place.

Weight 1.01 kg
Gherkins, vinegar, sugar, water, spices (MUSTARD), preservative, potassium sorbate)

Nutritional information per 100g

Energy 288 kJ 68 kcal, fat 0 g, carbohydrate 15 g, of which sugars 14 g, protein 0 g, 0.71 g of salt.

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Asie is a variety of cucumber with a small core and dense flesh so it is good for this pickle. The one I know is called Langelands Kaempe, or Langelands Giant. Not sure if anyone sells the seed here in the UK? I have some in the garden from seed brought from Denmark by a friend. All best, Joanna

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