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Faux Budu (Vegetarian Fishy sauce)

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, April 30, 2011, In : Timor Leste 


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Budu is a specific Malay fermented fish sauce and its use has moved into many of the surrounding countries. This recipe approximates the flavour of Budu with the use of seaweed and various acidic ingredients.




Ingredients
  • 500 grams fresh seaweed
  • 10 *bilimbe (*Averrhoa bilimbi NOT carambola), quartered
  • 5 Chinese onions, halved
  • 100 milliliters tamarind extract
  • 10 hot chilies, halved (modify number of chilies according to desire...

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Yee Sang/Yu Sheng 七彩鱼生 (Prosperity Salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, January 25, 2011, In : China 
Prosperity Salad or Yee Sang is commonly eaten at the Spring Festival otherwise known as Chinese New Year. It is a raw fish (ceviche style) salad and has been included in the banquet of the festival because Yusheng literally means "raw fish" but since "fish (鱼)" is commonly conflated with its homophone (same sound but different meaning) "abundance (余)", Yúshēng (鱼生) is interpreted as a homophone for Yúshēng (余升) meaning an increase in abundance. Therefore, yusheng is considere...
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Sangchu Ssam 상추쌈 (Lettuce Wrap)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, January 3, 2011, In : Korea 





Ingredients:
  • Red leaf lettuce
  • Ssamjang or as an alternate Gochujang
  • Peeled garlic
  • 4 stalks green onions
  • Rice
  • Side dishes
Method:
  1. Place the washed and separated lettuce leaves onto a plate.
  2. Peel garlic and bake or grill or use fresh if you dare.
  3. If you want, you can make a green onion "salad" slivering them thinly, then dressing them in a mix of soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, chillie powder and sesame seeds. Serve in a shallow bowl.
  4. To make a lettuce ssam, take a piece of lettuce and place a pi...

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Gyin Thoke ဂျင်းသုပ်‌ (Ginger Salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, November 6, 2010, In : Myanmar 





Ingredients:
  • 480 ml (2 cups) finely chopped cabbage
  • 2 carrots , peeled , shredded
  • 2 scallions , trimmed , chopped
  • 2 green chillies , finely chopped
  • 1 firm plum tomato, chopped
  • 160 ml (2/3  cup) peeled chopped  young ginger
  • 60 ml (4 Tbsp.)  roasted peanuts, divided
  • 2 Tbsp. dried shrimp,cooked,  crumbled
  • 45 ml (3. Tbsp) fried garlic slices
  • 45 ml (3. Tbsp.) sesame seeds, toasted
  • 3  tsps. yellow split pea flour (besan) , toasted or another option is to use Indian sev.
  • Burmese dressing (3 Tbsp . peanut oil, ...

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Aubergine Salad with Black Vinegar Sauce

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, September 13, 2010, In : Taiwan 






Ingredients:
  • 500 gm (~1 lb) Thai aubergines
Sauce
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 tsp chillie oil
  • 2 Tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp finely chopped fresh ginger
  • 3 Tbsp finely chopped spring onions (scallions)
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese black vinegar
Garnish
  • Handful of fresh coriander sprigs (optional)
Method:
  1. Cut the aubergines in half longways. Do not peel them.
  2. Next, set up a steamer or put a rack into a wok and fill it with 5 cm (2 in) of water. Bring the water to the boil over a ...

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Taiwan Coleslaw (台灣涼拌捲心菜)

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, September 1, 2010, In : Taiwan 






Ingredients:

  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) green scallions
  • 1 head Asian green cabbage
  • 2 large carrots
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) mayonnaise
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) rice wine vinegar
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) honey
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated ginger
  • 2 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp toasted sesame seeds

Method:
  1. Slice scallions, cabbage and carrot into a very thin julienne and place in a salad bowl.
  2. Reserve 1/2 of the scallions.
  3. In a small bowl combine mayonnaise, vinegar, honey, ginger and sesame oil until tho...

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Korean Spicy Rice Noodle Salad

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, August 31, 2010, In : Korea 





Ingredients:
  • 250 gm ½ lb mixed greens
  • 1/2 (Romaine) Lettuce chopped or other
  • 1 cucumber-thinly sliced
  • 1 pack Fresh Rice  Noodle
  • 1 mung bean sprouts
  • 1 carrot-thinly sliced
  • 2 scallions chopped

Sauce
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 5 tbsp Sriracha Hot Sauce
  • 1 tbsp hot pepper paste (Kochujang paste)
  • 1 tsp sesame seed
  • 2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 2 tbsp sugar

Method:
  1. Cook the rice stick noodles as instructed. In fact this is really a fast re-hydration step most esily performed by placing the dried noodles into a strainer ...

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Aubergine Salad with Lemon Plum Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, In : Japan 





Ingredients:
  • 4 small eggplants, each about 3 1/2 ounces (100g)
  • 3 or 4 shiso leaves, finely shredded, optional
  • Dressing
  • 2 tablespoons pickled *plum paste
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt

Method:
  1. Slice the eggplant lengthwise, then cut into bite-sized pieces and soak in water for about 5 minutes. Drain, and squeeze to remove excess liquid.
  2. To make the dressing, combine the pickled plum paste, lemon juice, maple syrup, olive oil, salt, and mix well.
  3. Bring a pa...

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Petisqueira: Pig's Ear Salad 豬的耳朵沙拉

Posted by Kroocrew on Wednesday, April 21, 2010, In : Macau 


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Ingredients:

  • 3 Whole star anise
  • 5 cm (2-in) of sliced fresh ginger
  • 240 ml (1 cup) Raw carrots cut in thin strips
  • 1 Cucumber (peeled, seeded and cut in slices)
  • 2 Green onions (tops only)
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) Plum Sauce or Mango Chutney
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper
  • Lemon juice to taste
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Toasted sesame seeds
  • 2 pig's ears

Method:

The Ears:
  1. Remove any hairs on the ears by singeing over an open flame or by plucking.
  2. Scrub well (using a vegetable brush if desired) and then sprinkle with salt, rubbing...

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Chinese Eggplant Salad

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, April 5, 2010, In : China 


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Asian eggplants are long and thin; use either the deep purple Japanese variety or the sweeter, amethyst-coloured Chinese eggplant. You can make the salad up to 4 hours ahead; cover and chill. Serve as an appetizer, with toasted baguette slices or sesame crackers.



Ingredients:

  • 8  Asian eggplants (about 1 3/4 lbs. total; see note above)
  • 2  Tbsp  Asian (toasted) sesame oil
  • 2  Tbsp  soy sauce
  • 2  Tbsp  rice vinegar
  • 1  Tbsp  minced garlic
  • 60 ml (1/4  cup)  minced green onions (including green tops)

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Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, February 26, 2010, In : Xinjiang 




Ingredients:
  • 2 large cucumbers, peeled
  • 4 regular tomatoes
  • ¼ red onion
  • 2 tsp red chillie powder
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • chopped cilantro


Method:
  1. Wash and dice the cucumbers, tomatoes, and red onion.
  2. Mix chilie powder, sugar, and salt with the raw vegetables in a large bowl.
  3. Serve cold with a bit of cilantro.

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Thanatsone (Mixed Vegetable Salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 15, 2010, In : Myanmar 



Ingredients:

(Use any combination of the following vegetables in any amount):
  • beans
  • cabbage
  • cauliflower
  • okra
  • carrots
  • bamboo shoots
  • spring onions
  • bean sprouts
  • cucumber or zucchini.
  • (and others.)
  • 3 cups sliced vegetables of the above
  • salt
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • l tablespoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 2 large onions, finely sliced
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar

Method:

  1. Cut vegetables into bite size strips and boil for  1 or 2 minutes in lightly ...

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Daikon Salad with Ginger Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Friday, February 12, 2010, In : Japan 


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Ingredients:

  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 large mooli (daikon/white radish)
  • small bunch of Chives
  • 100g (3 1/2 oz) enoki mushrooms
  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 small radicchio
  • 1 small lollo rosso Lettuce
  • 1 small oak leaf Lettuce

For the dressing:
  • 45g (1 1/2 oz) Ginger, sliced
  • 4 Shallots, peeled
  • 50g (1 2/3 oz) mooli (daikon/white radish)
  • 100 ml (7 Tbsp) Mirin, (Japanese cooking wine)
  • Sugar, to taste
  • 60ml ( 4Tbsp) light Soy sauce
  • 125ml (8 Tbsp) grapeseed oil
  • 1 1/2 clove Garlic
 
Method:

  1. To make the dressing, homogenise all the ingredi...

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Lao Salad Dressing

Posted by Kroocrew on Tuesday, February 2, 2010, In : Laos 



Ingredients:

  • 2 hard-boiled eggs
  • 6 Tbsp of vegetable oil. (type and style is a personal preference)
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Palm sugar, juggery or brown sugar
  • 5 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp fish-sauce


Method:

  1. Remove the yolks and mash them finely.
  2. Add the sugar, lemon juice and fish-sauce and mix well.
  3. Beat in the garlic and oil.
  4. Toss this with your salad pressing the salad ingredients lightly together.
This dressing is suitable for any garden style salad and especially Lao Salad and Luang Prabang Salad.


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Korean Salad

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, February 1, 2010, In : Korea 




Ingredients:
     
280 gm (10 oz) spinach
8 slices bacon, crisp and crumbled
240 ml (1 cup) bean sprouts
2 hard-cooked eggs, chopped
1 can sliced water chestnuts

Dressing:
240 ml (1 cup) olive oil
120 ml (1/2 cup) sugar
60 ml (1/4 cup) vinegar
80 ml (1/3 cup) ketchup
2 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
1 small onion, chopped

Pour on  Salad right before serving.

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Provincial Beef Salad សាឡាត់កំពង់ឆ្នាំង (Salat Kompong Ch'hnang)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, December 13, 2009, In : Cambodia 




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Ingredients:
   
  • 1/2 Cup Olive Oil
  • 1 Pound Beef - cubed
  • 1 Large Onion - thinly sliced
  • 2 Teaspoons Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Pepper
  • 2 Heads Lettuce - torn
  • 3 Large Roma Tomato - thinly sliced
  • 2 Medium Hard-Boiled Egg - thinly sliced
  • 4 Tablespoons Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 Teaspoons Dijon Mustard

   
Directions:

  1. Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a skillet and saute beef for 2 minutes.
  2. Add half the onion, salt and pepper and saute until the onion is golden.
  3. Top lettuce with tomatoes and eggs.
  4. Mix the remaining oil with the vineg...

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Baked Potato Salad

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : Nepal 


Ingredients:

8 potatoes
1/2 pound bacon
1 pound processed cheese, sliced
1/2 onion, chopped
1 cup mayonnaise
salt and pepper 
1/4 cup black olives, sliced


Method:

Preheat oven to 325F. Butter one 9x13 inch baking dish. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Drain, cool and slice 1/4 inch thick. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until lightly brown. Drain, chop and set aside. Combine the pota...
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Nyoum Trayong Chaek (Banana Blossom Salad )

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, November 5, 2009, In : Cambodia 


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Ingredients:
  • 1 banana blossom 450 - 700 gm (1- 1 1/2 pounds) - available in Asian markets
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 large whole chicken breast 350 gm (about 3/4 pound)
  • 240 ml (1 cup) loosely packed mint leaves
  • 240 ml (1 cup) loosely packed basil leaves
  • 225 gm (1/2 lb) mung beans sprouts
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) peanuts, roasted (see below) and coarsely ground
  • the addition of slices of red-beet (beetroot) is a very recent innovation which adds ano...

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Kongnamool moochim (Soy bean sprouts salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, October 22, 2009, In : Korea 

 

Ingredients:


  • 250 m (~1/2 lb) soy bean sprouts*
  • 1tbsp soy sauce,
  • 30 ml (2 tbsp) sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Korean chili powder
  • 2 tsp salt,
  • 1/2 tsp minced garlic
  • sesame seeds,
  • 240 ml (1 cup) water,
  • 1 tspn salt
    
(*bean sprouts are OK if you don't have soybean sprouts or if you prefer another.)
 

Method:

  1. Wash soy bean sprouts well. (take out the thin tail part if you prefer).
  2. Put it in a pot, add the  water and salt.
  3. Cook for 15-20 minutes until soften.
  4. Drain well, or squeeze slightly. (you may prefer to do this ...

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Javanese Spicy Vegetable Salad (Sayur Urap / Urapan)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, August 20, 2009, In : Indonesia 


 



Ingredients:

  • 1 bunch water spinach (kangkung)
  • 1 bunch spinach
  • 1 bunch long beans
  • 250 gr white cabbage
  • 100 gr bean sprouts


Flavourants: (urap spices)

  • 1 piece of coconut fruit, peeled, grated coarse
  • 3 pcs chilies
  • 3 cloves of shallot
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 tsp shrimp paste
  • 1 segment kencur (Cutchery, Indian Galanga, Kaempferia Galanga, Greater Galingale)
  • 2 lime leaves
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp  palm sugar
  • Seasoning / MSG (Optional)


Method:

  1. Grind red chilies, shallot, garlic and salt until smooth.
  2. Add shrimp paste, Javanese p...

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Rojak (Salad)

Posted by Kroocrew on Thursday, August 20, 2009, In : Malaysian (Nyonya) 


 



Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp chilli paste
  • 1 tbsp of tamarind paste
  • 1 tbsp belacan (dried shrimp paste)
  • 1 tbsp Oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp Palm Sugar
  • 2-3 tsp sugar
  • ½ cup of water
  • 1 peeled cucumber cut into wedges.
  • 2 cups of green apples diced.
  • 2 cups fresh diced pineapple.
  • 1 cup guava (Good luck but ideal!)
  • 1 cup diced sl green mango
  • 1 cup diced jicama
  • 1 cup acerola, or pears or naxi.
  • 1 tbsp roasted sesame seeds.
  • 4 tbsp roasted peanuts crushed coarsely.
  • 3-4 Thai bird's eye chillies….. for Rizan!
Method:
  1. Thick tamarind paste...

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