salad

  • Fruit Vegetables

    Turnip & Persimmon ‘Namasu’

    ‘Namasu’ is a Japanese dish of vegetables that are seasoned with Salt, Sugar and Vinegar. Most commonly Daikon and Carrot are used. This is a seasonal variation and it is quite popular. In autumn, when people harvest Persimmon fruit, they use it for a variety of salads. This is one of them. Turnip is popularly …

  • Beans & Peas Vegetables

    Soy Beans & Tuna Mayo Salad

    I made this salad based on my ‘Tuna Mayo & Mixed Beans Salad’ replacing Mixed Beans with Boiled Soy Beans and Corn Kernels. The mixture of Tuna and Mayonnaise goes well with anything, but I like to mix it with crunchy Vegetables. Crunchy Boiled Soy Beans are perfect. Makes 2 to 3 Servings Ingredients 1/2 …

  • Vegetables

    Mexican Inspired Red Cabbage Salad

    This Red Cabbage Salad can be a great side dish for your BBQ, OR you can use it for your Tacos. I don’t know if this is truely Mexican, but I always use Cumin, Coriander, Chilli and Oregano to season Mexican flavoured dishes. So, I added them to this salad. The flavour is Mexican to …

  • Fish Vegetables

    Celery & Tuna Mayo Salad

    I want to encourage all people who hate Celery to try this salad. The mixture of Tuna and Japanese Mayonnaise with a little bit of Soy Sauce is absolutely delicious with many vegetables, and certainly it is with Celery. You can add Lettuce, Cucumber OR other salad vegetables to this salad to make the flavour …

  • Vegetables

    Mashed Cauliflower Salad

    Japanese style Potato Salad is made with mashed Potato. This is a healthy version of the same salad made with mashed Cauliflower. It looks like Potato Salad but the texture and the flavour are of course very different, as Mashed Potato and Mashed Cauliflower are totally different. It is a healthier alternative for those who …

  • Vegetables

    White Parts of Watermelon & Cucumber Salad

    When I serve Watermelon to my family, I always cut the red parts into bite-size pieces, and the white parts (with some pink parts) go to the compost. You know the white parts are actually edible and have similar texture to Cucumber. Today I dressed the white parts and Cucumber with sweet and sour Sesame …

  • 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 …

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