Sliced and salted cucumbers for Japanese cucumber salad

Japanese Cucumber Salad or Sunomono

Japanese cucumber salad, called sunomono in Japanese, is a refreshing side dish that goes especially well with grilled fish and meat or spicy dishes. It is easy to make, light, … Read more

Quick Pickled Turmeric Tomatoes

Quick Turmeric Pickled Tomatoes

The first time I made turmeric pickled tomatoes, I didn’t even own a dinner table. I served an elaborate Indian feast on a blanket spread out on my living room … Read more

Superfood Kale Salad with Miso Dressing

I know kale salads are yesterday’s news, but this one—with miso dressing, toasted almonds, dried blueberries, and sautéed mushrooms—is so good that it has replaced all other kale salads in … Read more

thai peanut sauce on a gado gado salad

Easy Thai Peanut Sauce Recipe

I don’t remember when I first tasted Thai peanut sauce, but I know for sure that I have been obsessed with it since childhood. Seriously, Thai peanut sauce is a … Read more

Smoked trout spread on crackers on a cutting board

Super Lemony Smoked Trout Spread

Have you noticed, attentive readers, how much I love smoked fish? (Permit me to introduce into evidence Exhibit A and Exhibit B.) This is because smoked fish has a very delicious … Read more