Salads

Amazuzuke. Quick Vinegar Japanese-style Pickles

During the chilly part of the year I usually have a craving for pickled vegetables rather than a fresh salads. The sweet and sour pickles work great with winter fatty and hearty dishes. Additionally, lactic acid fermented vegetables are rich in probiotic and enzymes and helps to improve our digestion […]

 

Japanese Pickled Air-dried Daikon “Takuan” (easy version).

No Japanese table is not completed without tsukemono or Japanese lactic-acid fermented vegetables (pickles). In Japanese culture, everything has its own place and purpose. Pickled vegetables are rich in probiotic cultures that promote digestive health (check my previous posts with the secrets of a Japanese healthy diet). Pickled daikon is […]

 

Potato and Sauerkraut Salad. + Vegan mayonnaise recipe. Vegan, GF.

Kiwi classic salad with a twist. This simple but sensational sauerkraut potato salad with delicious homemade vegan mayo will really add a wow factor to your BBQ season.  And with the sauerkraut, it becomes a fabulous fermented probiotic side dish that’s equal parts healthy and delicious.  

 

Hot Smoked Salmon Salad with Sorrel Dressing. Low Carb, Keto-friendly Recipe.

It’s fruity like rhubarb, tarty like lemon and green like spinach. Spring sorrel has an absolutely amazing complex flavour. And it’s wonderful pairing for fatty salmon and avocado. Salmon-sorrel combo was invented by legendary nouvelle cuisine pioneer Pierre Troisgros. His famous recipe “Salmon in sorrel sauce” now became a classic. I […]

 

Vietnamese-style Lemongrass chicken and Herb Salad. Keto Recipe.

Fresh and light Asian salad bursting with flavours. The perfect meal for spring reset. Juicy lemongrass chicken makes this salad delicious and nutritious same time.I have an abundance of fresh herbs in my little urban garden. Spring onion, mint and Vietnamese mint are so aromatic and tender at this time […]

 

Poached Chicken, Apple, Cranberry and Celery Salad Wrap.

You will be surprised how great this combination works.Try this flavour-packed wrap filled with tender and juicy chicken, refreshing celery, sweet crispy apple, tart cranberry, and sweet mayo dressing, the perfect combination for the spring. Easy make-ahead recipe for packing into lunch boxes, both for work and school.  

 

Yuzu Kosho. Spicy Funky Japanese Condiment.

Yuzu Kosho is a hot and citrusy fermented Japanese condiment made with fresh yuzu citrus zest, green chilli peppers, and salt. After years of exploring Asian food, I didn’t think I would get surprised by anything so much, but I did! A few months ago my friend Neville sent me […]

 

Green rice with probiotic Heart Beet Kraut seasoning

A nice twist on boring old rice. Try this healthy and delicious recipe inspired the Mexican dish ‘arroz verde’. Serve it as a side dish for family dinner. Or enjoy as a soothing meal after a big party. Living Goodness freeze-dried Heart Beet Kraut is extremely rich in probiotics to […]

 

Pan-fried kimchi crumbled fish with mango-lime slaw

There’s nothing like pan-fried fish – slightly crusty outside and perfectly flaky inside, it’s a mouth-watering meal. Umami-rich Freeze-dried kimchi seasoning will take this dish to the next level. Serve the fish with juicy Asian-style broccoli mango-lime slaw.  

 

Next-level Skirt Steak with Salsa Verde and Vegetables

This grilled skirt steak with veggies and salsa verde is elegant, but an easy, holiday recipe. This recipe is one of my favourite family dinners recipe for the holiday, I cook it for years. Hope you already have tried the steak sandwich recipe, I created it for my friends from […]

 

Summer Panzanella Salad

Seasonal food tastes better! In-season produce is fresher, sweeter and perfectly ripe.I just grabbed a big bag of sweet meaty and flavorful tomatoes in a farmers market. Now dreaming about Panzanella! Panzanella is a traditional Tuscan bread and tomato salad. This is a great example of Italians not wasting anything, […]

 

Cumin, Quinoa and Broccoli Salad with Yoghurt Dressing.

Toasted and freshly ground cumin seeds gives to this green salad a warm depth of the flavour. A low fat and refreshing dressing based on Greek yoghurt goes well with broccoli, quinoa and cumin. Acidic yoghurt is the secret weapon for flavours, it makes the taste richer and brings the […]

 

Smoky Vegetable Salad with Spicy Chicken. GF recipe.

Enjoy this delicious summer salad bursting with flavours of the Middle East and Ethiopia. Smoky tender char-grilled vegetables, nutty chickpea, perfumed preserved lemon, and fragrant herbs. The salad served with a super tender grilled chicken breast, pre-marinated in spicy Ethiopian Mamia’s sauce. Chickpea. A few months ago I had a […]