18 slices, 1/4-inch thick, English or seedless cucumber, about 1/2 a whole cucumber
2 or 3 pinches salt
6 ounces herb cheese (recommended: Boursin)
1/4 pound smoked Norwegian salmon
Set cucumber slices on paper towels to drain and dry. Season lightly with salt. Spread each slice of cucumber with a little cheese. Arrange cucumbers on a serving plate. Top each snacker with a small piece of salmon. Crack a little black pepper over the snackers and serve or chill.