The Recipe: Domo Arigato Salad, from Vegan Fusion World Cuisine: Healing Recipes & Timeless Wisdom from Our Hearts to Yours. Arame seaweed, red bell pepper, corn, carrot, ginger, red cabbage in tahini dressing.

The Verdict: Excellent. Lots of fresh flavor, meaty consistency from the seaweed, and the recipe shows how to (easily) make your own pickled ginger, which is fun and cool.

Cook and Tell: We’re not monogamous. We’ve got a bit of a roving eye. We like to party. So here’s our little black book of recipes. Some of them we’ll see again; some of them were just one-night stands. We cook and tell.

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