Wok Charred Brussels Sprouts from Chris Kimball’s Milk Street Magazine

Wok Charred Brussels Sprouts will turn Brussels Sprouts haters into LOVING them and vegetable eaters into die hard Brussels Sprout addicts!  They have 3 qualities I always talk about: flavor, texture, color in that order. Wok Charring is a fail proof technique that’s quick and easy and will get you perfect results every time. Wok…

GrowFest Chefs Cook Off

Redlands GrowFest held annually at Fruit & Spice Park encourages you to grow, can and preserve your produce and vegetables!  The most popular event there is the Chefs Cookoff and I was honored to be invited again this year to judge with Christine Najac, publisher, author, sommelier and food and wine blogger of South Florida…

Wok Star Supper Club, huge success at Drunken Dragon

Thank you everyone who came out to celebrate my Wok Star Supper Club at Drunken Dragon this past Sunday. Everyone raved about the exotic flavors of each dish, what a successful dinner gathering to conquer the summer blues and celebrate what would have been my mom’s birthday, my mom would have approved! Chef Xavier Torres…

Healthy, Delicious, Easy Lunch Ideas

Scratching your head wondering what to bring for your lunch to work? I got you covered.  These lunch ideas will keep it simple and fast plus give you variety so you’re not bored with the same ingredients for a week.   I see meal preps on social media and think, well, that’s good but so boring,…

Wok Star Supper Club at Drunken Dragon

Conquer the Summer Blues in Miami and join my first summer Wok Star Supper Club gathering. I’m very excited to introduce you to Drunken Dragon, it’s tucked away in a nondescript strip mall that still retains a red neon sign, MARKET, except there’s nothing plain about this place. Don’t be fooled by the exterior, on…

South Florida’s Taste of the Nation Helps End Childhood Hunger with No Kid Hungry

One of the most important culinary events to raise awareness about childhood hunger is South Florida’s Taste of the Nation for No Kid Hungry.  80 top chefs, sommeliers and mixologists showcase their talents and lured over 1,100 charity minded foodies to Wynwood’s Soho Studio recently. Share Our Strength produces Taste of the Nation and has…