Cucumber Pickle on
Nairn's Oatcakes


  1. Slice the cucumber. You can use a peeler, sharp knife or ideally a mandolin. Try to cut the slices as thin as you can

  2. Mix the cucumber and onion in a large bowl

  3. Add the sugar, salt and vinegar and mix well to combine

  4. Make 1 hour ahead of when you want to use it if possible

  5. To serve, place a slice of cheddar on an oatcake, then on top place 1/2 tbsp. of cucumber pickle

Serves: 2
Preparation time: 5 mins
Difficulty level: Easy
Recipe by
Rachel Allen


  • 1 cucumber

  • 1 small onion

  • 110g (4 oz) sugar

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 75ml (3 fl oz) cider vinegar or white wine vinegar

  • Roughly 125g cheddar cheese (or another cheese of your choice), cut into slices

  • Nairn's Organic Oatcakes