Curtido

Today’s recipe is called Curtido which is a dish I had never heard of. It is Salvadorian coleslaw that can sit in the fridge for a couple of weeks and begin to ferment, similarly to kimchi. There are not too many ingredients required, simply just cabbage, carrot, onion, jalapeno, oregano, salt, vinegar and water. Essentially…

Summertime Carrot Salad

Hello, I am back! I took a break for Passover but then I decided to take a little extra time to just get amore relaxing time. This was a really nice break but I am happy to be back in the kitchen and moving along with the recipes from the Brave New Meal cookbook. Today’s…

Romaine Hearts Salad

It’s Friday and I am so ready for the weekend. Today’s recipe was a delicious salad with lots of yummy ingredients. So the full recipe name is Romaine Hearts Salad with Horseradish and Dill Dressing and Homemade Old Bay Croutons. It’s quite the title. But as you can see I am missing one part of…

Shredded Daikon Salad

Happy Monday everyone! Just starting the week similar to how I ended last week – with a nice simple salad. Check out my last post if you haven’t seen it already – Smashed Cucumber Salad. Just like the cucumber salad of my last post, this is a very simple, quick pickled vegetable salad, but this…

Smashed Cucumber Salad

I’m ending the week with this super simple cucumber salad! This is a smashed cucumber salad which makes it very rustic and fun! I have seen recipes for this kind of salad online so I was very excited that this book had one. Aside from the cucumbers there really aren’t that many other ingredients that…

Southwestern Slaw

The next recipe in this cookbook is this delicious and colourful coleslaw. It is southwestern themed and it is very bright and fresh! This reminds me of a recipe from Thug Kitchen 101 called Southwestern Pasta Salad – the dressing and some of the salad ingredients were similar. Also a very good recipe! There are…

Shaved Asparagus & Chive Salad

Here we are, we have made it to the second section of the Brave New Meal cookbook: Soups and Salads! First, is this asparagus and chive salad. This is a very simple salad with greens, asparagus, chives and toasted almonds. Before this, I had never tried raw asparagus and I wasn’t even sure it could…

Protein Packed Mixed Herb Tabbouleh Salad

Happy Monday! I hope all my American friends had a nice Thanksgiving filled with food and spending time with family and friends. Maybe you ate a little too much? Maybe you want to get back on track this week? You’ve landed on the right post! Today’s post is a delicious salad from the Thug Kitchen…

Fattoush

If your favourite part of a salad is the croutons, then fattoush is for you! It is essentially a Mediterranean salad with lots of toasted bread/pita pieces. So you get the goodness of all the veggies but with all the delicious crunchy bread too. This one has a really nice lemon-garlic dressing which was very…

Colourful Rice Salad

On Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year), it is tradition to eat certain foods, called simanim (see-ma-neem). For the most part, these are sweet items because you want to start the new year on a sweet note. The foods that I am using today – from the selection of simanim – are apples, honey, beets and…