cool as a cucumber

Some more food photography. Sliced cucumber – especially refreshing during 35° we are currently experiencing in Europe.

The origin of the quote:
Even though the saying “cool as a cucumber” has nothing to do with an actual temperature. In this saying cool means imperturbable. Cucumbers are cool to the touch. The phrase is actually quite old – first it was recorded in 1732 in a poem by John Gay (New Song on New Similies):

“I … cool as a cucumber could see The rest of womankind.”

If you suffer under the heat and you don’t have airconditioning here are a couple useful tips that hopefully help you:

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