salad

  • Vegetables

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ with Cranberries

    Daikon & Carrot ‘Namasu’ is a very simple Japanese salad, that is often prepared for New Year celebration because of the joyful red & white colours. I often crave it when I am physically tired. Normally I use Rice Vinegar to make this salad, but I used White Wine Vinegar today, and added Dried Cranberries. …

  • 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 …

  • Potato Vegetables

    Potato Chips (Crisps) Coleslaw

    Every time I use Potato Chips (Crisps) for cooking, I receive negative response from some people. Good quality Potato Chips are basically Fried Potato that is seasoned. Why can’t we use it for cooking? I have no problem about using it for Salads. ‘Carrot & Potato Chips Salad’ and ‘Spinach, Lettuce & Potato Chips Salad’ …

  • Vegetables

    Spinach Salad with Hummus Dressing

    I wanted to used up the leftover Hummus and made it into a salad dressing. Then I dressed Baby Spinach with the Hummus Dressing. For a colour, I also added Carrot. The salad was not bad, but it was lacking something. And the something was Onion!!! If you are not a fan of fresh Onion, …

  • Mushrooms Sea Vegetables

    Snow Fungus & Wakame Salad

    I always stock Dried Cut Wakame and Dried Snow Fungus, aka White Jelly Mushroom. Are you unfamiliar with them? They are available from most Asian grocery stores. They have similar texture and don’t have strong flavour. I use them mainly for soups and salads, but I have never used both of them together, so I …

  • 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 …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Baby Spinach & Tuna Mayo Salad

    A bag of Baby Spinach, that is already washed and ready to eat, is a life saver. We can make a variety of salads using it. Canned Tuna is also a life saver. We can make a variety of dishes using it. I just combined those two to make this salad. It took a few …

  • 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. …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Fish Ball Salad with Kimchi Flavoured Sauce

    You can make an instant Kimchi by dressing Vegetables with my ‘Kimchi Flavoured Sauce’. You can add Oil such as Sesame Oil and more Vinegar to the sauce, and make salad dressing. My ‘Kimchi Flavoured Sauce’ is very versatile. Today I simply combined Fish Balls and Salad Vegetables with the sauce. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

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