salad

  • Vegetables

    Red Cabbage & Fennel Coleslaw

    My ‘Fennel & Apple Coleslaw’ is so refreshing and it can go well with BBQ, Fried Chicken, Sausages, etc. Today I made it with Red Cabbage and I added Red Onion. The result was brilliant. This extra crunchy coleslaw with a striking colour and a tangy flavour will be a winner! Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad

    Believe it or not, my ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ is one of the most accessed salad recipes on this website. I think Potato Chips (Crisps) is an underestimated salad ingredient. Many people add Croutons. Why not Potato Chips? Please choose good quality REAL Potato Chips. Do not use heavily processed potato-based chips. Makes 4 …

  • Tofu Vegetables

    Fried Tofu Salad

    Tofu is becoming more popular as a plant-based protein. I use it quite often for many dishes. When Tofu is fried, outer parts become crunchy, and add extra texture and flavour. Fried Tofu is great for salads. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 200g Firm TofuSaltOil for cooking3 to 4 cupfuls Vegetables of your choice*Note: Today I …

  • Beans & Peas Egg

    Edamame & Egg Salad

    This salad is perfect for sandwich filling. I didn’t like the egg salad sandwich for a long time until I made this egg salad. This ‘Edamame & Egg Salad’ tastes like my Tartar Sauce, and the crunchy Edamame (young soy beans) are so good. If you can’t find Edamame where you live, Peas can be …

  • Vegetables

    Fennel & Apple Coleslaw

    Some people find the flavour of Fennel too strong and don’t want to eat it uncooked. How about adding it to everyone’s favourite Coleslaw? I added Apple as well. This Coleslaw is quite sweet and fruity, and Fennel’s anise-like aroma and flavour bring the Coleslaw to a next level. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients 1/2 bulb …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Spinach & Wakame Harusame Salad

    One of my family’s TOP 3 warm day dishes is ‘Harusame Salad’. Cucumber is an essential ingredient to make it, but I didn’t have it when I craved it on the other day. So I used totally different ingredients with same flavour dressing. The result was brilliant! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 100g Harusame Noodles2 tablespoons …

  • Ramen Vegetables

    Cold Ramen Noodle Salad

    This is a very popular summer dish in Japan and it’s called ‘Hiyashi Chūka (冷やし中華)’. I often crave it not only on a hot summer day. Toppings can be anything that you like, but traditionally popular toppings include thinly sliced Cucumber, thin Omelet, Roasted Pork or Ham, and Tomato. It is often served with Hot …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Beetroot & Potato Salad

    I used to be a Beetroot hater. I hated it so bad and didn’t want to put it into my mouth. But I love it now, and Canned Beetroot is my pantry essential. ‘Spinach, Beetroot & Fetta Salad’ is my No.1 Beetroot Salad. No. 2 is this ‘Beetroot & Potato Salad’. You can add Boiled …

  • Vegetables

    Spinach, Beetroot & Fetta Salad

    This is one of my Top 5 favourite salads. You don’t need any salad dressing for this salad. I only use some good quality Olive Oil, Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper. The sweetness and sourness from Canned Beetroots, and saltiness of delicious Fetta Cheese are good enough when combined with Baby Spinach. So easy! …

  • Chicken Vegetables

    Spicy Chicken& Barley Salad

    This is a perfect lunch on a sunny day, or any day. It’s a salad to use up the leftover cooked Barley. Of course you can cook Barley to make this salad as it is so simple and easy. Use any salad dressing of your choice. Today I used ‘My Buttermilk Dressing’. Makes 2 Servings …

  • Vegetables

    Crunchy Barley Salad

    I love Barley and always stock a bag of Pearl Barley in the pantry. I use it mainly for soup. Sometimes I cook it with Rice. On the other day, I had some leftover cooked Barley, and I made a salad using it, just like the rice salad. It was amazing!!! Now, I love Barley …

  • Dressings & Vinaigrettes

    My French Dressing

    I was taught that the ratio of Vinegar to Oil is 1:2. I though the amount of Oil is too much and I always reduced it. If you reduce the amount of Oil, the dressing will separate back into Vinegar and Oil no matter how well you mixed it and whisked it. In that case, …

  • Vegetables

    Bashed Cucumber with Garlic and Sesame

    In Japan, when we make cucumber salad, we often gently bash the cucumber before cutting it or breaking it into small pieces, so that the centre gets slightly squashed and softened, and the cucumber pieces get seasoned better. Presenting well, too. ‘Bashed Cucumber Salad’ can be seasoned with any dressings or sauces of your choice. …

  • Azuki (Red Beans) Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Azuki & Carrot Salad

    ‘Azuki’ are small red beans and most commonly used to make sweets in Japan. However, they can be used for savoury dishes as well. I often cook them with Rice. Because Azuki are small and cook fairly quickly, they don’t need to be soaked over night, and it’s easy to use for many dishes. Makes …

  • Pork Soba Vegetables

    Soba & Pork Salad With ‘Mentsuyu’ Sauce

    Soba Salad is becoming popular in Australia and there are many creative Soba Salad recipes out there. But, as a Japanese, I strongly believe that Soba tastes the best with ‘Mentsuyu’, and it is easy to make. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 2 servings Soba Noodles150 to 200g Pork *thinly slicedSalt & PepperPotato Starch Flour *optionalA …

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