cucumber

  • 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 …

  • Vegetables

    Ukrainian Cucumber & Radish Salad

    I have seen this ‘Cucumber & Radish Salad’ in many photos taken in Ukraine, and I did a little bit of research about the common ingredients of it. I am confident this salad is quite close to the ‘Cucumber & Radish Salad’ that many Ukrainian people make. It is very refreshing and delicious. Makes 4 …

  • Harusame & Rice Noodles Vegetables

    Spicy Chicken & Harusame Salad

    ‘Harusame Salad’ is one of the most popular summer dishes among my family members. This is a spicy version of it as I add Toban Djan (Chilli Bean Sauce) to the dressing. Lean Chicken is more suitable than Ham to this spicy salad. You can serve this dish with freshly cooked Rice, but this dish …

  • Donburi (Rice Bowl) Fish Sushi

    Smoked Salmon Poke Bowl

    I have been craving Poke Bowl for weeks. I kept visiting a local fish shop to find Sashimi grade fresh Tuna, but I couldn’t find it. I have given up and made this Poke Bowl using Smoked Salmon, which is available from any supermarket stores. Holy moly, it was good! Makes 2 Servings Ingredients Sushi …

  • Vegetables

    My Scrumptious Cucumber

    I have shared many Cucumber dish recipes on this website, but this is the dish that I make most frequently. It’s a dish of just Cucumber. By adding extra ingredients to this dish, you can create endless variations. Extra ingredients can be Onion, Chilli, Garlic, Tomato, Chicken, Squid, Wakame, Black Fungus, OR etc. Makes 4 …

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