Although the dressing of this salad is Oriental, it is not chilli-hot. The vegetables are hot because they come straight from the steamer. I would serve this salad on top of steaming hot plain cooked brown rice or white rice, or with the Basic Risotto.
You can vary the combination of vegetables to suit what happens to be in your garden or your local shop. In Britain, the young, thin asparagus from Thailand that I mention below is available alm