cucumber

  • Vegetables

    Cucumber & Avocado Yoghurt Salad

    One day I added fresh Cucumber and Avocato to leftover Tzatziki (Yoghurt & Cucumber Dip), and that was the beginning of this salad. You don’t need Tzatziki. You need the same ingredients to make Tzatziki, and combine them in a different way. This salad is absolutely quick and easy to make. I recommend to cut …

  • Tofu & Soy Protein Vegetables

    Tofu Skin Salad

    The Chinese Dried Tofu Skin Sticks (Bean Curd Sticks) that I purchased get softened in warm water very quickly. When the twisted sticks are rehydrated and softened, they tend to loosen up and go back to the sheets. Today I sliced them into noodles and made this salad. It’s a Vegan dish, that is packed …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Lentil Salad

    Canned Beans are very handy to stock in the pantry. Using them, a nice salad like this one can be made very easily. You may wish to cook Lentils by yourself as it doesn’t take long to cook them. I still enjoy using Canned Lentils. Today I used Cucumber, Grape Tomatoes, Carrot, Red Capsicum and …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Tuna Mayo & Mixed Beans Salad

    The mixture of Canned Tuna, Japanese Mayonnaise and a little bit of Soy Sauce is delicious, and it can be used for a variety of dishes, particularly for salads. I often mix Edamame Beans (young Soy Beans) with it, but today I added Canned Mixed Beans as well. It turned out a delicious and nutritious …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame Mixed Beans Salad

    Frozen Edamame (Young Soy Beans) are available from many supermarket stores these days. Edamame is a great snack, and also a fantastic cooking ingredient. If you have never used Edamame for cooking before, Salad is the easiest option for you to try. I often mix Edamame with Canned Mixed Beans to make a salad. I …

  • Vegetables

    Super Tabbouleh

    A variety of packed salads are available from supermarket stores these days. The other day I saw a very attractive salad looked like Tabbouleh, but it was quite pricey. The salad inspired me to make this ‘Super Tabbouleh’. I added extra ingredients to my ‘Tabbouleh’. Why ‘Super’? Because this salad is packed with good nutrients. …

  • Sea Vegetables Vegetables

    Cucumber & Nori ‘Aemono’ Salad

    This type of salad dish is called ‘Aemono’ in Japan. A variety of Vegetables can be used. ‘Aemono’ is often simply seasoned and offered as a side dish. This Cucumber & Nori ‘Aemono’ Salad is also very simple. Salt is the main seasoning. To enjoy the flavour of Cucumber and Toasted Nori, you don’t need …

  • Other Soup Vegetables

    Ukrainian Cold Cucumber & Yoghurt Soup

    This is a unique soup. According to some Ukrainian recipes that I found, the soup is often cooked with Oil, Flour, Water and Cucumber Peel, then cooled and combined with diced Cucumber. I made it in an easier way. This is basically a soup version of Tzatziki. It is super easy to make, perfect on …

  • Egg Vegetables

    Ukrainian Cucumber & Egg Salad

    There are many restaurants in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital city, but many Japanese tourists recommend a restaurant called ‘Puzata Hata’. They say ‘Puzata Hata’ offers many Ukrainian dishes at very reasonable prices, and it is easy to choose the dishes as you don’t need to worry about language difficulties at all. That sounds really good to …

  • Vegetables

    Ukrainian Cabbage & Cucumber Salad

    I have seen this Cabbage & Cucumber Salad in many photos that tourists took at restaurants in Ukraine. I tried to recreate it. I have many Coleslaw recipes on this website. I made this salad in a very similar way. I used White Wine Vinegar add Sunflower Oil. I added Dill & Spring Onion as …

  • Chicken Sushi

    Teriyaki Chicken Salad Sushi

    This is a variation of ‘Chirashi-zushi’ that is a type of Sushi. ‘Chirashi-zushi’ is a kind of decorated rice salad and a variety of ingredients can be used. Teriyaki Chicken is my Aussie family’s favourite ingredient. Today I added all leftover salad vegetables that I could find in the fridge. Radish was surprisingly good. Makes …

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