Sunomono (Hiya Somen)

Sunomono or Hiya Somen is a classic Japanese dish served as a refreshing meal along with relishes and cold vegetables during summer’s oppressive heat.  The bright sour flavor stimulates movement [...]

By | May 10th, 2017|Recipes, Summer recipes|0 Comments

Chicken Salad With Cashews And Grapes

This recipe has saved us a number of times on volleyball weekends. Easy to double and triple it became a must-have in the cooler for one team.  The salad is [...]

Cucumber Salad With Seaweed And Sesame

Cucumbers are perfect for handling summer’s heat.  This is a classic Japanese summer salad of cucumbers in vinegar with numerous variations. Enjoy! […]

By | May 31st, 2016|Recipes, Summer recipes, VB cooler|0 Comments

K’hair Belaban

Years ago I worked at an Egyptian restaurant here in Boise. The food was fabulous–working with Middle-Eastern men…not so much. Anyway, one of my favorite dips on the menu was [...]

By | May 31st, 2016|VB cooler|0 Comments

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just eat the salad by itself [...]

Arugula Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

Arugula is a wonderful green. It sends spinach blushing to the corner when it comes to calcium content match.  Arugula can be harvested almost all year long where I live. [...]

By | January 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Warm Autumn Salad

Winter squash are one of my most recommended foods, as they are staple for the healing and maintaining the Stomach and Spleen–the Earth element organs.  Small winter start coming available [...]