Category Archives: salad

Salad Stir Fry

Clearing fridge to accommodate food for my cooking class came up with a surprise stir fry! I had mostly salad vegetables: snow peas, radish, Persian cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, onion & red bell peppers. So, I decided to fry them in duck fat & sprinkled black sesame seeds right at the end. Just goes to show,…



Miso Soup & Salad

Tip for making quick, tasty lunches? Have a few ingredients handy like miso paste & soup in cartons, walnuts, all have good shelf life. Scallions is a must, they garnish, add a punch to everything plus give chicken breast & yellow miso soup some color! Don’t be afraid to use leftover cooked vegetables to salad….



Curry Yoki Salmon with Salad (Wok Star series 2.0)





Yin and Yang Lunch

Yin and Yang Lunch: cold salad and spicy chicken curry… Field greens, grape tomatoes, pickled cue & radishes Reheated leftover Malaysian Chicken Curry and dipped with whole wheat toast (too hungry to reheat frozen paratha or chipati!) Think my mom wouldn’t approve, Asians like to dip with white bread. You’ll read about this in my…



Whole Foods Market Salad Bar

Good to see Whole Foods Market in South Beach added a few more ‘protein’ items to their Salad Bar! If I had to eat there on a daily basis, this could get truly BORING!!! C’mon, give us some variety! Take a look at my 5 Lunch Tips for some simple ideas. Shrimp salad, cabbage almond…



Lunch Ideas

Curry beef puff from Asian bakery and leftover veggies of bok choy,zucchini and bell peppers I’ve written about Wok Breakfasts and One-dish Wok Meals, all cooked in my lightweight, cast iron wok so the only meal missing is Lunch! Leftover grilled hoisin salmon with spinach, red onion,dried cranberry, quinoa salad. Leftover from cooking class: Tilapia,…