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Category: Salads

Noodle Salad

Noodle Salad

Do you have a go to item that works for any occasion? My Noodle Salad is that kind of dish. Potluck night with friends? Check. Sunday Bbq? Check. Light Luncheon? Yup. A last minute side dish for dinner? Gotcha again. I’ve got nothing in the read more

Gado Gado

Gado Gado

Gado Gado, the Indonesian salad so nice they named it twice, is the perfect summer meal. Piles of crisp-tender veggies, hard boiled eggs, and an addictive spicy peanut sauce to tie it all together. This assortment makes such an impressive looking and beautiful platter, it’s read more

Sunomono

Sunomono

Sunomono are light, vinegar based salads frequently enjoyed in Japan as side dishes or starters. The recipe I’m sharing today is a choose your own adventure sunomono; you choose the seafood- be it crab, shrimp, octopus, or anchovies, or you could make a vegan sunomono read more

Sesame Dressing

Sesame Dressing

My mom’s uncle was Michio Kushi, the famed macrobiotic guru. She came to Boston in the early 70s to get a taste of America. At the time, my father, who was always restless in Japan due to his eccentric ways, was cooking in his kitchens. read more

Green Mango Salad

Green Mango Salad

Google just informed me that only two states in the whole country ever search recipes for Green Mango Salad- California and Florida. Which I guess makes sense as they are the two states that grow mangoes, but the rest of you are really missing out! read more

Thai Shrimp Salad (Pla Goong)

Thai Shrimp Salad (Pla Goong)

It’s getting to be that time again in Miami. That time when it’s so oppressively hot but you still need to eat. And cook. Thai Shrimp Salad to the rescue! Bright, light, citrusy, and zesty-it’s summertime in a bowl. And best of all, the shrimp read more