Daily Cooking Quest

Salad Recipes

Broccolini Sesame Dressing

What is your favorite dressing? Mine must be Japanese sesame dressing (胡麻和え - goma ae). This super easy dressing makes the most humble greens shine through. I…

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Enoki Crabstick Salad with Wasabi Mayonnaise Dressing

My number one favorite Japanese salad is potato salad, the next one is either this enoki crabstick salad with wasabi mayonnaise dressing or sarada no gomae…

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Tofu Salad with Lime Dressing

I really love this spicy lime dressing, I think it pairs nicely with a wide range of salad. It is sweet, salty, sour, spicy, and with the addition of fish…

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Gyuuniku Sarada - Beef Salad

This is a good way to enjoy a good cut of beef like sirloin or tenderloin. The beef is thinly sliced and only lightly blanched, so it should remain tender and…

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Tahu Goreng Medan - Medan Fried Tofu Salad with Peanut Sauce

Summer time is the perfect occasion to indulge in refreshing salad, especially when it is hefty enough to be enjoyed as a meal. I think there is no finer lunch…

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Urap - Salad with Grated Coconut Dressing

Coconut is ever present in Indonesian cuisine, ranging from coconut milk, coconut oil, coconut water, to coconut flesh. Almost nothing is wasted, we even have…

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Es Rujak Mangga dan Jeruk Bali - Mango and Pomelo Ice Rojak

Mango is definitely in season right now. The last I checked, I have no less than three different varieties to choose from. I can never restraint myself when I…

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Shrimp Salad with Tangy Peanut Dressing

This is a really simple shrimp salad, as long as you have some fresh shrimps and the ingredients to make the dressing, you are 80% there. As for the…

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Pecel - Madiun Vegetables in Peanut Sauce

Gado-gado and pecel are two of the most popular vegetables in peanut sauce nationwide. Gado-gado is almost always eaten as is, but pecel is sometimes eaten as…

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Japanese Potato Salad

I really love Japanese potato salad, one of the creamiest and eggiest salad there is. This is so good when you don’t care about cholesterol intake, since…

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Namasu - Daikon and Carrot Salad

Japanese fast food joints in Indonesia commonly serve namasu (daikon and carrot salad) along with the entree, especially in deep fried items like ton katsu,…

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Sarada No Gomae - Salad with Sesame Dressing

I am not a big fan of salad, but I do have a soft spot for Japanese salad, mainly due to the lovely sesame dressing. The nuttiness and aroma of freshly toasted…

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