Tataki kyuri (smashed cucumber salad) is a simple but unique cucumber salad. By smashing the cucumbers, the dressing penetrates into each piece. Ginger and soy sauce in the dressing gives this salad a Japanese touch.
I must say this salad is a very summery salad. Although you see cucumbers all year round in the shops these days, it is actually a summer vegetable and the quality of the cucumbers is the best in summer….