Tag: cucumber

Why are Cucumbers Bitter?

Usually, the bitterness is caused by some climate or soil conditions that could be easily solved. That’s why it is so important to take preemptive steps to keep them from becoming bitter in the first place. Cultivated cucumbers all contain cucurbitacin B and cucurbitacin C, compounds that are supposed to make their leaves bitter and less tasty to munching animals.… Read more →