Red-and-white Salad A Festive Dish Not Limited To New Year's

Red-and-white salad a festive dish not limited to New Year's

When Akihiro Iio removes the wooden lid of one of the 2-meter-high tanks, a sour aroma with a hint of sweetness and bloom rises out in a storehouse.

Since 1893, his family has been operating the Iio Jozo vinegar brewery here in Miyazu, Kyoto Prefecture.

Kindergarteners' Favorite Salad With Cabbage And Strawberries

Kindergarteners' favorite salad with cabbage and strawberries

The open-ceilinged canteen at Fukasawa Mill Nursery School in Tokyo's Setagaya Ward is a sunlit, expansive place. At lunchtime, pupils holding trays line up at a counter where Tomoko Ikeda and others stand ready.

When serving the salad, the 43-year-old nutritionist asks each child, "Shall I serve less?" or "Can you eat bell peppers?"

Sesame And Lime Soba Noodle Salad

Sesame and lime soba noodle saladThis 15-minute noodle dish is one of our quickest, healthiest side salad recipes.

INGREDIENTS
270g dried soba noodles
200g sweet solanato tomatoes, halved
150g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced
3 green onions, thinly sliced
1/3 cup roughly chopped fresh mint leaves, plus extra sprigs to serve
2 tablespoons sesame oil
2/3 cup lime juice
2 teaspoons caster sugar
1 long red chilli, finely chopped
1 avocado, sliced
1 teaspoon sesame seeds, toasted

Edamame And Dark Rice Salad

Edamame and dark rice serving of mixed greensThis veggie lover rice bowl has an Asian-propelled dressing with a hot ginger hit.

INGREDIENTS
200g (1 container) dark rice
400g pkt solidified edamame, defrosted, podded
2 carrots, peeled, cut into matchsticks
2 green shallots, meagerly cut diagonally
2-3 little Lebanese cucumbers, quartered
1 cluster crisp coriander sprigs
2 teaspoons sesame seeds, toasted

DRESSING
2 teaspoons finely ground new ginger
2 tablespoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon new lemon juice
2 teaspoons honey
1 teaspoon sesame oil

Prawn, Asparagus And Noodle Salad

Prawn, asparagus and noodle saladINGREDIENTS
180g Hakubaku Organic Soba Noodles
2 bunches asparagus, trimmed, sliced diagonally
200g snow peas, trimmed, sliced diagonally
2 1/2 tablespoons Obento Mirin Seasoning
2 tablespoons tamari
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
3 teaspoons sesame oil
3 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
500g peeled green prawns, tails intact
1 large garlic clove, crushed
1 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted
1 avocado, quartered
3 green shallots, thinly sliced diagonally

Miso Beef Skewers With Edamame Salad

Miso beef skewers with edamame saladEdamame salad is the perfect side to these Japanese miso beef skewers. Marinate them before your next barbecue and you'll be in flavour heaven.

INGREDIENTS
2 teaspoons white miso paste
3 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger
1 1/2 tablespoons rice vinegar
2 teaspoons sesame oil
500g rump steak, trimmed, cut into thin strips
1 red onion, cut into wedges
3 teaspoons salt-reduced soy sauce
150g (3/4 cup) raw buckwheat
300g frozen edamame, blanched, podded
1 large carrot, peeled, coarsely grated
200g grape tomatoes, halved
1/3 cup chopped combined fresh coriander and parsley

Japanese Beef And Brown Rice Salad With Ginger Soy Dressing

Japanese beef and brown rice salad with ginger soy dressingTry this tasty teriyaki beef and brown rice salad for a quick and easy weeknight meal.

INGREDIENTS
500g Coles Australian BBQ Beef Round Steak, thinly sliced
1 brown onion, cut into thin wedges
3 teaspoons sesame oil
1/3 cup (80ml) teriyaki sauce
450g pkt microwaveable brown rice
60g Coles Brand Australian Baby Spinach
2 carrots, cut into matchsticks
6 red radish, thinly sliced
1 avocado, stoned, peeled, chopped
2 tablespoons salt-reduced soy sauce
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sesame

Salad Of Grilled Seasonal Veggies In Colors Across The Spectrum

Salad of grilled seasonal veggies in colors across the spectrumToyoo Tamamura knows the importance of healthy living and a good diet. In his early 40s, the essayist suffered from health problems caused by overwork and stress. He threw up blood and was also afflicted by transfusion-associated hepatitis.
While he was recuperating in Karuizawa, Nagano Prefecture, where he had moved from Tokyo, he visited a friend’s apple orchard with his wife and was struck by the view from the farm of undulating mountains and the expanse of fields.

Sesame-panko Chicken With Ramen Noodle Salad

Sesame-panko chicken with ramen noodle saladTry this Japanese styled chicken and ramen salad for an easy dinner meal.

Ingredients
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 1/2 tablespoons miso paste
1 cup panko breadcrumbs
1/4 cup sesame seeds
500g small chicken tenderloins, halved lengthways
180g dried ramen noodles
1 red capsicum, thinly sliced
2 celery stalks, very thinly sliced diagonally
100g snow peas, trimmed, thinly sliced lengthways
2 tablespoons finely grated lime rind
1/4 cup lime juice
1/4 cup Japanese mayonnaise (see note)
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Lime wedges, to serve

Green Papaya Salad Is A Dream That Comes True In The Summer

Green papaya salad is a dream that comes true in the summerWith a dreamy look, a girl watches the milk-like drops falling from a papaya tree.
This is a scene from the movie “The Scent of Green Papaya,” set in Saigon in the 1950s, depicting a girl coming of age. When the heroine grows up to become a beautiful young woman, she makes green papaya salad for the man she quietly loves.

Green Salad With Miso Dressing

Green salad with miso dressingAdd some zing to a green salad with a kick of mustard and miso paste.

Ingredients
75g (1/4 cup) white miso paste
2 teaspoons rice wine vinegar
1 teaspoon mustard powder
1 teaspoon caster sugar
2 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons olive oil
3 cups mixed salad leaves

Tatsoi Salad With Sesame Dressing

Tatsoi salad with sesame dressingTatsoi is also known as spinach mustard because of its tangy flavour. Try it in this healthy side salad.

Ingredients
2 tablespoons tahini
3 teaspoons light soy sauce
1 garlic clove, finely chopped
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1/4 cup (60ml) peanut oil
2 spring onions
1/3 telegraph cucumber, peeled, cut in half, seeded
1 bunch tatsoi, trimmed
200g frozen edamame, thawed, shelled
1 teaspoon white sesame seeds