Linguine with Snow Peas, Cucumber, and Peanut Sauce
Though they're certainly edible, the seeds from a mature cucumber can be somewhat watery. You can simply scoop them out of a halved cucumber with a spoon and discard them—or buy an English (hothouse) cucumber, which is almost completely seedless.
Choose a simple Kabinett Riesling from the Rheinhessen. These Rieslings' piquant juxtaposition of fruity acids and balancing sweetness is the perfect foil for the salty and spicy flavors of Asian cuisine.