Probably all of you know cucumbers, so there is no need to write anything about them. Just in case you see them in South East Asia, they will look different than the ones you know from the "West". But no worries, they taste nearly the same.
- Bun cha gio - Vermicelli with fried spring rolls
If you made too many spring rolls, you can eat part of them with vermicelli and you get Bun cha gio. Really simple dish. You just cut spring rolls on noodles, add some vegetables, traditional Vietnamese sauce and here we go. I have got some pork on the picture too, but it was a bonus ;)
- Fried liver with tomatoes and cucumber
Vietnamese cuisine is full of recipes with inners. I love this recipe, as it is very fast, full of fresh herbs and it is delicious.
- Pineapple cucumber salad
If you ask for a salad in Sri Lanka, most probably you will get this one. When you see strange light circles in the video recipe, it is not hallucination, it is my headlamp, which I had to use to strengthen the poor kitchen light in the evening.
- Raita - Indian salad with yoghurt dressing
Raita is a yoghurt dressing used for traditional Indian salad of the same name. The basic of the salad, except for the yoghurt, usually is red onion with some of following vegetables like cucumber, capsicum, tomato or their combination. The salad you can see on the picture are mainly onions and just a few tomatoes.
- Rujak - Fruit and vegetable salad with sweet sauce
I love this salad. The one on the picture is made of green mango. But you can use many kinds of other fruit or vegetable and mix all together. The most important is the sauce anyways :) Very common mix in Indonesia is pineapple, watermelon, papaya, daikon, cucumber ..... so no worries and lets experiment ;)
- Summer squid salad
We were riding motorbike on the beach, got a fresh squid from fishermen, just from the boat, asked one nice lady by the road to make it for us. And she made such an amazing and refreshing salad. Perfect food for summer heats.
- Tempeh tofu veggie curry - Santan sayur tempe
This amazing Indonesian curry I learned in a street restaurant on Lombok island. Except for the very interesting cooking as usual, may be more interesting was watching the couple which owned the restaurant with a little shop. The woman managed to cook a few delicious dishes, get, carry and store all good from several suppliers and her husband was hanging around coloring his hair.....