Asian noodle salad

Asian Noodle Salad with Tender Greens

This simple and delicious Asian noodle salad is topped with toasted sesame seeds, cilantro, red pepper and green onions. I sometimes even through in some baby corn for extra flavor, color and crunch. Yes, Ramen noodles are cheap as dirt, which is the main reason why these suckers have remained so darn popular over all the years. I think...
This Japanese style daikon carrot coleslaw

Japanese Daikon Carrot Coleslaw

This Japanese style coleslaw is seriously simple and seriously delicious. Daikon and carrot pair fabulously together, especially in a tasty Asian-style dressing. Okay, I am biased, I love most any foods with an Asian flair. So if you haven't already done so, give daikon a try. It's delicious. If you are not already familiar, daikon is a long white vegetable...

Japanese-Style Glazed Salmon

Quick and delicious – it doesn’t much easier than this! This Japanese-style glazed salmon is marinaded in sake, soy sauce, mirin, brown sugar and ginger and served with a mouthwatering Dijon and brown sugar glaze, turning ho hum into something spectacular! The marinade also works great with vegetarian dishes and can easily be used as a glaze rather than marinade....
Fennel, Radicchio and Apple Salad in a Tangy Lemon Dressing

Fennel, Radicchio and Apple Salad in a Tangy Lemon Dressing

The relationship with fennel and radicchio is one of either love or hate. Radicchio for its bitter and spicy taste, and fennel for its sweet, perfumy, anise-like flavor. Fennel’s strength may however be its power to blend well and enhance other flavors. It is fabulous when combined with garlic, tomatoes, onion, or as in this recipe, with apples, lemon...

French-Canadian Split Pea Soup (Soupe aux Pois)

A bowl of a good ole Québécois-style French-Canadian split pea soup is pure comfort food - it's typically made from made with either green or yellow split peas and it can be pureed smooth or left quite chunky. High in protein and low in fat, most of the calories come from protein and complex carbohydrates. Split peas contain some...
Weißkohl mit Cranberries und gerösteten Kürbiskernen

Coleslaw with Cranberries and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

The word coleslaw is derived from the Dutch term “koolsla”, meaning cabbage salad. “Kool” meaning cabbage and “sla” the Dutch abbreviation for “salade”. In the late seventeenth, New York was flooded with Dutch settlers and with them, they brought their recipe for chilled cabbage salad, which today is a mixture of the shredded vegetables with mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and...