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  • Vegetables

    Kanten Jelly Salad

    Kanten is a Japanese gelling agent that is used for setting liquid to make gelatinous dessert. Kanten is made from sea plants. It contains almost no calories as it is 80% dietary fibre. Firm jelly made with Water and Kanten has no calories at all and it is a very helpful food when you try …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Edamame Tabbouleh

    I love Edamame Beans (Young Soy Beans) and I often add them to salads. Frozen Edamame Beans that are already removed from pods are available from many stores in Melbourne. I always stock a bag of them and it is so handy. Do you like Tabbouleh? You might add Chickpeas and Nuts to it. Try …

  • Vegetables

    Grilled Vegetable Salad

    I make this salad very often because it is very popular among my family members. It can be a great side dish for a variety of main dishes. I always season simply with Salt and Black Pepper, and add Fetta which is essential for this salad. It’s a very versatile salad. You might wish to …

  • Prawn & Shrimp Vegetables

    Prawns & Avocado Salad with Wasabi Mayo

    This is my favourite Prawn & Avocado Salad. The sauce is simple to make. Mix Japanese Mayonnaise with a little bit of Soy Sauce and Wasabi. I love the flavour of this sauce, however, my family members hate Wasabi. They prefer ‘Seafood Cocktail Sauce’. So, this salad is just for me. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Chickpea Salad with Chilli & Cumin

    I usually season Chickpea Salad with Salt and Black Pepper, most likely with Lemon Juice, Olive Oil and Parsley. Today I used Ground Chilli and Ground Cumin for a change, and it was so good. If you enjoy Coriander, add Coriander instead of Parsley. It turns into a totally different salad. Makes 4 Servings Ingredients …

  • Beans & Peas Fish

    Cannellini (White Beans) & Tuna Salad

    Beans are not expensive and nutritious. As food prices soar, it might be a good idea to start eating more Beans. This is a super simple salad of Beans. I added a small can of Tuna as well. Chickpeas and other Beans can be used, but I used Cannellini (White Beans). You may wish to …

  • Vegetables

    Greek Salad

    Melbourne, where I live, has a very large Greek population. Actually Greek community of Melbourne is the largest Greek-speaking population outside of Greece and Cyprus. And Greek Food is hugely popular here. This is my Greek Salad that I often make. As I always add salty Fetta and Olives, I season the salad very lightly. …

  • Soba Vegetables

    Soba Noodle Salad

    This is a variation of my ‘Cold Ramen Noodle Salad’. Salad ingredients can be placed on top of noodles decoratively, but they can be mixed with the noodles like this one. Today I used Soba Noodles instead of Ramen Noodles. Rice Noodles are also good. This type of noodle salad dish is something I want …

  • Pork Vegetables

    Blanched Pork Belly & Coriander Salad

    Coriander is ‘Love OR Hate’ vegetable. If you are a coriander hater, you wouldn’t enjoy this salad. If you love Coriander, you got to try it. It’s so refreshing and yummy. I hesitate to say I love Coriander, but I do enjoy its flavour. Definitely I don’t think it tastes like soap. Pork Belly is …

  • 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. …

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