Curried Spaghetti Salad

Today’s recipe is from a cookbook “Spaghetti, America’s favorite pasta”. This book has ‘n’ number of ways spaghetti can be cooked and various ways it can be served. One such way is to serve it is as a salad; cooked spaghetti tossed with flavored oil. Garlic, chili flakes and curry powder are roasted in hot […]

Hourensou No Gomaae ~ Japanese Spinach Salad with Sesame Sauce

Hourensou no gomaae is Japanese spinach salad flavored with sesame sauce. Preparation of this salad is similar to Korean spinach salad that I prepared last year for Around the World in 30 days. I liked the Korean salad a lot and since the preparation is similar, included this spinach salad to my Japanese breakfast menu […]

Lasary Avocat ~ Avocado Salad for Food of the World

This month food of the world is in Madagascar. Madagascar is an island nation in the Indian Ocean off the southeast coast of Africa. Nation consists of the island of Madagascar and numerous smaller islands. Country was colonized by the French in the late 19th century and was a French colony until it gained independence […]

Lemon Potato Salad with Mint

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge is an event I like to participate when ever possible. For this challenge we need to cook and post a recipe from a cookbook, from a TV show, paper clippings or recipes taken from friends and relatives. This challenge is a nice way to try out new recipes. Today’s recipe is […]

Lemony Arugula White Beans Salad

For the last day of cooking with lemons, I had planned a sweet treat. I was debating between lemon curd, lemon glazed cookies and lemon tarts. Last Thursday I was flipping channels and saw Giada’s show on food network. She made this refreshing lemony white bean arugula salad and I was sold on it’s simplicity. […]

Belgium Stoemp for Food of the World

This month Food of the World is halting in Belgium. Belgium cuisine varies from region to region and is also influenced by neighboring countries, Germany, France and the Netherlands. Belgium is known for its chocolates, waffles and bear. Ingredients used in Belgium cuisine are regional and seasonal. Potatoes, leeks, gray shrimp, Belgium endive are common […]

Spicy Korean Cucumber Salad ~ OiMu Chim Namul

I like cucumbers a lot and always add them to salads or to raitas. Sometimes I eat cucumbers as my evening snack. When I saw this spicy cucumber salad, without even a second thought added it to my list of Korean side dishes I was going to make for Korean meal for this month’s “Around […]

Korean style Seasoned Beans Sprouts Salad ~ Sukju Namul Muchim

Korean meal is known to have a wide spread of side dishes or also known as banchan. These side dishes can be blanched vegetables or fermented vegetables such as kimchi. I made bean sprouts salad for my bibimbap, which I made for this month’s “Around the World in 30 Days with ABC Cooking” theme for […]

Seasoned Korean Spinach Salad ~ Sigeumchi Namul

Korean food has many side dishes and if you ever been to a Korean restaurant or were invited by a Korean family for a Korean meal, you know what I am taking about. There is usually at least a spread of 6 – 8 dishes, both vegetarian and some with anchovies. Whenever we dine at […]

Ensalada de Pallares ~ Lima Beans Salad for Food of the World

Lima beans salad is a simple and easy salad prepared with dry lima beans. Pairs well with grilled food and a wonderful picnic salad. What is Food of the World Food of the world is an event started by Diane. It is an virtual party and every month we explore the cuisines of different countries. […]

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