Tagged: Salad

Ensadalang Inihaw na Talong 1 1

Ensadalang Inihaw na Talong

If there is a Romeo and Juliet in the culinary world then this Filipino side dish is the Juliet to grilled meats like Inihaw na Baboy, Inihaw na Isda or Pinoy Barbecue. A humble dish made with grilled eggplants, tomatoes and onions dressed with vinegar, chillies and a fermented fish...

Seaweed Salad 1 1

Seaweed Salad

Seaweed Salad is a type of Japanese cold salad made with wakame seaweeds, carrots and sesame seeds dressed in miso sesame oil vinaigrette. Its crispy, slimy, sweet, savoury, definitely a delicious salad filled with tons of umami, on a simple salad like this it’s hard to believe that you will...

Ensaladang Labanos with Alamang 1 4

Ensaladang Labanos with Alamang

There are many Filipino Side Salads but I can make only some of them due to the ingredients available here in New Zealand, so far, we have the following: Ensaladang Filipino, Ensaladang Mangga, Ensaladang Talong, Warm Okra and Tomato Salad and now were adding one to the collection, the Ensaladang...

Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad 2 2

Hawaiian Style Macaroni Salad

When you visit Hawaii and eat their local dishes like Kalua pig, Loco Moco and Garlic Shrimp Scampi you will be served with rice plus another carbohydrate dish in form of Macaroni Salad. This macaroni salad is not like the ones you usually have where ingredients like chicken, raisins, pineapple,...

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Salad 1 2

Butternut Squash and Chorizo Salad

With chunky butternut squash and chorizo pieces this is one of the meatiest and filling salads you will ever have. A perfect combination of different textures and flavours from the sweet soft creamy nutty squash, meaty spicy savoury chorizo, fresh crisp spinach, tangy juicy sweet cherry tomatoes down to the...

Honey Mustard Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad 1 5

Honey Mustard Chicken Bacon Avocado Salad

Chicken, avocado, bacon, tomato and honey mustard, it has all the elements to make any green salad good. Its sweet, its savoury, its tangy, its refreshing, its crispy, it is totally amazing. This must have been the best salad I ever made at home, in fact I had a huge...

Grilled Squid Salad with Argula and Melon 1 4

Grilled Squid Salad with Argula and Melon

Grilled Squid Salad with Mixed Greens and Melon as the name suggest is a salad made with Mixed Greens topped with seasoned grilled squid and rock melon then dressed with salsa verde. I love salads like this, a meal on its own since it has the right nutrients and elements...

Bacon Caprese Salad 1 3

Bacon Caprese Salad

Caprese Salad on its own is already good, in fact this is one of my favourite salads but have you ever thought of making it even better? If not then meet Bacon Caprese Salad its better counterpart, basically it’s the usual mozzarella, tomatoes and basil in vinaigrette dressing but with additional...

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato 2 3

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato

Tinapa Flakes, Salted Duck Egg and Tomato is a type of side salad dish most probably of Filipino origin. I said most probably as I haven’t tried or seen this back home and just got introduced to it here in New Zealand when a Filipino friend of mine served it...

Iceberg Wedge Salad 1 3

Iceberg Wedge Salad

Iceberg Wedge Salad is a type of American salad made with wedge shaped chunks of iceberg lettuce topped with blue cheese dressing and generous amounts of bacon. It’s not a boring salad like most others at it definitely has tons of flavours from the blue cheese, the bacon, mayonnaise and...