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Category: Salads

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

Sardine Salad

Sardine Salad

We have heard a lot lately about seafood sustainability. One of the best ways to promote healthy oceans is to eat lower on the seafood chain. Less tuna, more tiny fishies. Sardines are a delicious way to do just that. Mild and meaty, they are read more

Japanese Potato Salad

Japanese Potato Salad

It’s the middle of April. Haven’t we done the low-carb/keto/paleo restrictive diet thing long enough? It’s time for CARBS. And my Japanese potato salad is here for you. While Japanese Potato Salad has much in common with its Western counterparts, there are some key differences. read more

Asian Pear Pomegranate Salad

Asian Pear Pomegranate Salad

The holidays may look and feel a little different this year, but perhaps more than ever, we still crave special holiday dishes.  Our gatherings may be smaller, but they don’t have to be any less festive. Especially if you make my hyper seasonal Asian Pear read more