Simple, nutritious, and tasty salad. Red cabbage, carrot, and garbanzo beans tossed in a fresh ginger, lime, sesame oil dressing. You can whip up this salad in 10 minutes! Ingredients: Red Cabbage (half of one large red cabbage, sliced) Carrot (1 1/2 carrot, shredded) Garbanzo Beans (1 can 15 oz.)
I love arugula for it’s slightly bitter flavor, so I paired it with fennel for its licorice flavor and pecan nuts for its crunchy texture. I balanced the arugula with a naturally sweet dressing made with fresh squeezed orange juice and sesame oil. Ingredients: Baby Arugula (3-4 ounces) Fennel (1
A simple vegan side dish, crunchy watercress is slightly wilted in water and then tossed into a flavorful marinade made with red miso, red hot pepper paste, sesame oil and garlic. Light, healthy and delicious! Ingredients: Watercress (3 bundles, washed) Red Miso (1 tablespoon, red miso is the darker colored
A wonderful dish for vegans or vegetarians that keeps you satisfied. Tofu is pan fried into golden crispy texture and then simmered cooked in a soy sauce with sesame oil, sesame seeds, garlic and scallion. Ingredients: Firm or Extra Firm Tofu (2 cakes, make sure to get firm or extra
Asians love dried fish (a natural way to preserve food), and one of my favorite kind is this flat round File fish. I paired it with a red hot pepper paste mixed in with sesame oil, lots of garlic, and scallion. Simply broiled in the oven, it’s spicy flavor makes
Potato with Japanese fish cakes is cooked in a delicious savory yet slightly sweet marinade, all the flavors come together making it a earthy home-made dish everyone in your family will love.
Sesame leaves are so delicious because they have a natural toasty flavor to them. Here’s a classic Korean home-made sesame leaves recipe, doubling the sesame flavor with sesame oil and sesame seed soy sauce marinade. One of my favorite sides dishes to eat over rice. Ingredients: Sesame Leaves (8 ounces,
I can never eat too much seaweed, especially when it’s in salad form. Here’s one of my favorite seaweed salad recipes. Wakame seaweed is paired by fresh cucumber and carrot, dressed with sesame oil, olive oil, and sesame seeds.
One of my favorite Korean side dishes I grew up eating. Light and healthy, the bean sprouts are sautéed with garlic, sesame oil, and sesame seeds. Ingredients: Mung Bean Sprouts (8 oz.) Scallion (2 stalks, diced) Garlic ( 2 cloves, minced) Sesame Oil (1 tablespoon) Sesame Seeds (1 tablespoon) Soy
I know many of you had seaweed in sushi, but Koreans also love to eat as a side dish with rice. In this video, I show you one of my favorite seaweed side dishes I grew up eating! Ingredients: Seaweed sheets (20 sheets, ripped) Sesame oil (3 tablespoons) Soy Sauce
I love the soft texture of zucchinis when they’re steamed because they retain their delicate flavor. Here’s a light pot steamed zucchini recipe with bell pepper, onion, and garlic flavored with sesame oil and sesame seeds for that delicious toasty flavor. Healthy, light and delicious! Ingredients: Green Zucchini (2 pieces,
I grew up eating a lot of cabbage — both raw and cooked — so cabbage leaves is one of my all time favorite veggies. Steaming is one of my favorite ways to eat cabbage leaves, paired with some brown rice and this delicious miso paste with sesame oil, sesames
I love the simplicity of this tofu recipe, and it’s my go-to recipe when I’m super busy, as I can make it in 20 minutes. Tofu is cooked in a very savory ginger and garlic soy sauce. Light, healthy and delicious. Ingredients: Tofu (1 firm cake, cubed) Ginger (2 inches,