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Thai Inspired Salad

Thai Inspired Salad via My Edible JourneyWhat’s in a name?

I’d love to call this just “Thai Salad.” That would flow better.  But I can’t.  I can’t because, while this recipe certainly borrows from some Thai flavours that I love, it’s not authentically Thai, and it bugs me to no end to see things labelled a certain way, and then include ingredients that make it more generic.  Or even totally wrong.  Chain restaurants are notorious for this.  Your chicken burger is not Thai just because it has peanut sauce on it.  Your salad is not Greek because you added Feta and black olives to a bowl of iceberg lettuce and mealy, out of season tomatoes.  And that “Mexican pasta?”  With the stringy chicken and Tex-Mex pre-shredded cheese blend doused in insipid salsa?  Not even going there.  /rant Continue reading