Category Archive: Salads

Broad Bean Salad – Asian Style

Although the weather is not that promising in England at the moment, summer fruits and vegetables are reaching their prime. Broad beans are at the height of their season, found piled high in… Continue reading

Carrot and orange salad with mint and cinnamon

  It is finally summer salad time! There are certain foods that evoke memories and this one always remind me of my trip to Morocco! It is extremely simple to make:  Peel and coarsely… Continue reading

Miso Dipping Sauce with Radishes

  I still remember my first encounter with miso soup in a university canteen soon after moving to Hiroshima, Japan. Just like any canteen meal it wasn’t spectacular but as I stayed there… Continue reading

Wild rice – Summer Salad

  Summer is around the corner and this wild rice salad is a new addition to my summer menu! Rice was not considered a salad ingredient when I grew up in South India.… Continue reading

Wakame- seaweed salad with cucumber

Wakame is seaweed consumed in Asian countries like Japan and Korea. I first got introduced to this thin and stringy seaweed when I lived in Japan, where it was a common ingredient in… Continue reading

Lettuce and Orange salad with Stilton dressing

      When I meet people who have salads just for the purpose of losing weight I feel a bit sad. I like salads just because of their flavours and textures. This… Continue reading

Avocado and tomato salad with Chilli mayonnaise

  It’s been very quiet in manjuskitchen in the past few weeks, apologies for that. I was in India (Kerala). It wasn’t a holiday… I went back to see my father, he is… Continue reading

Apple and Rocket Salad with red onion dressing

    I must admit that it has been quite a while since I made any salads this year. I think the cold and dark weather was putting me off from them. It… Continue reading

Carrot and Courgette Salad with Sesame and Soy Dressing.

Sesame oil and sesame seeds are both very important ingredients in my kitchen. The toasted sesame oil is one of my favourite among all oils and it adds a delicious nutty flavour to… Continue reading