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Cucumber Gin Mint Sandwich VE Day

VE Day Cucumber, Gin and Mint Chutney Sandwich

Cucumber sandwiches are typically English and seen as a part of any good English picnic. And well who doesn't love Gin!I set Duncan the task of reimagining one of my favourite drinks - a cucumber and mint gin and he has come up trumps!
Course Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine british


  • Fresh Crusty Bread
  • Fresh Cucumber It was a little early for the season but we have made an exception for VE Day
  • Handful Mint Leaves
  • Inch Ginger
  • 2 Garlic Cloves A Hanful of Wild Garlic
  • 4 Green Chillies Change for you - Duncan likes a quick
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Water
  • 1 tsp Gin
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • Dash Salt and Pepper To taste we used Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper


Boozy Gin and Mint Chutney

  • Dice all it and and mix it in a bowl or pop in a blender if you want to make a paste.


  • Slather your fresh crusty bread with lushious butter.
  • Slice the Juicy Long Cucumbers Thinly
  • Top with your Boozy Gin and Mint Chunty
Keyword chutney, cucumber, gin, mint, sandwich, VE Day