The Modern Salad: Innovative New American and International Recipes Inspired by Burma's Iconic Tea Leaf Salad

The Modern Salad: Innovative New American and International Recipes Inspired by Burma's Iconic Tea Leaf Salad

by Elizabeth Howes

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The Modern Salad: Innovative New American and International Recipes Inspired by Burma's Iconic Tea Leaf Salad by Elizabeth Howes


HEALTHY, HEARTY SALADS INSPIRED BY THE INCREDIBLE BURMESE TEA LEAF SALAD

Bursting with bold flavors, hearty ingredients, crunchy textures and brilliant colors—the salads in this book are a feast for your senses. The Modern Salad serves up protein- and superfood-rich recipes that are artfully presented in a deconstructed format, including:

• The Charcuterie Board Salad with Mustard-Maple Vinaigrette

• Grilled Peach and Corn Salad with Lemongrass-Shallot Vinaigrette

• Rainbow Carrot and Crispy Pita Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette

•Summer Fig and Caramelized Onion Salad with Aged Balsamic Reduction

• Grilled Calamari Salad with Spicy Kimchi Vinaigrette

• Masala Chai Braised Pork and Garlic Udon Salad

Professional chef Elizabeth Howes takes inspiration from the super-popular Burmese tea leaf salad to create innovative dishes perfectly suited for America’s farm-to-table ingredients.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781612435664
Publisher: Ulysses Press
Publication date: 08/23/2016
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 861,127
Product dimensions: 7.70(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Elizabeth Howes is a professional chef, food writer and owner of the private chef company Saffron Lane. She lives in San Anselmo, CA.

Table of Contents

Note from the Author 1

The Illustrious Story of the Tea Leaf Salad 1

Fermented Tea Leaves, Two Ways 7

The Burmese Tea Leaf Salad 9

Vegetarian 13

Watermelon and Grilled Halloumi Salad with Pink Peppercorn Vinaigrette 15

Shaved Asparagus Salad with Preserved Lemon Vinaigrette 16

Sweet Potato Noodle Salad with Coconut-Lime Vinaigrette 19

Summer Fig and Caramelized Onion Salad with Aged Balsamic Reduction 20

Rainbow Carrot and Crispy Pita Salad with Coriander Vinaigrette 23

Grilled Peach and Corn Salad with Lemongrass-Shallot Vinaigrette 24

Massaged Kale and Seaweed Salad with Miso Vinaigrette 27

Raw Beet and Green Apple Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette 28

Roasted Eggplant and White Bean Salad with Spicy Almond Vinaigrette 31

Cauliflower Salad with Tuscan Kale Pesto 32

Spanish Bread Salad with Smoky Quince-Black Pepper Vinaigrette 35

Warm Mushroom and Tofu Salad with Chile-Lime Vinaigrette 36

Noodles, Grains, and Legumes 37

The Burmese Rainbow Salad with Tamarind Vinaigrette 39

French Lentil and Poached Egg Salad with Shishito Pepper Vinaigrette 40

Green Mango, Mint, and Rice Noodle Salad with Chile Oil 43

Coconut-Matcha Jeweled Rice Salad 44

Cold Sesame Noodle Salad with Japanese Shichimi Togarashi 46

Fish and Shellfish 47

Sea Scallop, Pickled Ginger, and Avocado Salad with Chamomile-Citrus Vinaigrette 49

Romaine on Romaine with Garlic Shrimp and Saffron-Ginger Vinaigrette 50

Cider Smoked Salmon and Toasted Rye Salad with Pickled Onion and Thyme Cream 53

Grilled Calamari Salad with Spicy Kimchi Vinaigrette 54

Seared Tuna and Dragon Fruit Salad with Basil Oil and Lemon Salt 57

Warm Black Cod and Shiitake Mushroom Salad with Whipped Avocado 58

Chicken, Turkey, and Duck 59

Lemongrass Chicken Salad with Golden Vinaigrette 61

Chicken, Black Bean, and Charred Poblano Salad with Pumpkin-Red Curry Vinaigrette 62

Garam Masala Turkey Salad with Tamarind-Cranberry Agrodolce 65

Grilled Tamari-Ginger Chicken Salad with Creamy Chive Vinaigrette 66

Tea-Crusted Duck and Mandarin Salad with Star Anise-Black Pepper Vinaigrette and Tea Salt 69

Turkey Larb Salad 70

Pork and Beef 71

The Power Breakfast Salad with Five Spice Maple Bacon and Sambal Oelek 73

The Charcuterie Board Chopped Salad with Mustard-Maple Vinaigrette 74

Miso-Marinated Flank Steak, Pickled Radishes, and Cucumber Salad with Chile Oil and Crushed Peanuts 77

Masala Chai Braised Pork and Garlic Udon Salad 78

Star Anise Pork, Spicy Kimchi, and Soba Noodle Salad with Caraway Oil 80

Building the Pantry 81

Sticky Rice Powder 83

Toasted Chickpea Flour 84

Roasted Peanuts 84

Dukkah 85

Preserved Lemons 85

Crunchy Roasted Split Mung Dal 86

Pickled Red Onion 86

Pickled Radishes 87

Pickled Ginger 87

Caraway Oil 88

Chile Oil 88

Crispy Shallots and Shallot Oil 89

Crispy Garlic and Garlic Oil 89

Spicy Kimchi 90

Transformative Foods 91

Conversions 94

Bibliography 97

Recipe Index 98

Acknowledgments 101

About the Author 103

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Are you tired of eating a plain standard salad? Are you looking to spice up your life? Do you want something you can really sink your teeth into, something crunchy, flavorful and eye-appealing? If you love a good salad, The Modern Salad (Innovative new American and International recipes inspired by Burma's iconic Tea Leaf Salad) written by Elizabeth Howes might be just right for you. This hardcover book is well-designed with color-rich covers, full page photos and high-gloss heavy paper stock made to last you a very long time. Elizabeth's introduction makes for an enjoyable read focusing on Burma's Tea Leaf Salad, its history and a flavor guide. The Modern Salad is divided into sections, including Vegetarian, Noodles/Grains, Fish, Fowl, Pork/Beef, How to set up your Pantry, Conversion Tables and other helpful information. So sit back, relax, open the book and get ready to enjoy reading about a healthy smorgasbord of scrumptious salad selections like the following: Shaved Asparagus Salad- it's fast and easy to prepare. Summer Fig and Caramelized Onion Salad- figs, spinach, walnuts...can you taste it? French Lentil and Poached Egg Salad- lentils, peppers and everyone's favorite... bacon! Cider-smoked Salmon and Toasted Rye Salad- gotta love that smoked salmon. Grilled Tamari-Ginger Chicken Salad- a real summer favorite. Miso-marinated Flank Steak, Pickled Radishes and Cukes Salad- now that's a complete meal! Those are just a few of the wonderful salads you'll enjoy when you purchase your copy of Modern Salad by Elizabeth Howes.