Category Archives: stir fry

Shanti Christensen’s Book Giveaway and Umami Kale (updated)

Book Giveaway details below, ends tonight Sunday, April 16: 12am ET, good luck!  If you crave real home cooked Chinese food, you can win Shanti Christensen’s book, “Family Style Chinese Cookbook: Authentic Recipes from My Culinary Journey Through China!” (see details below!) It’s a MUST.  Shanti’s quest to learn authentic Chinese cooking led her into 40…



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…



Why Grill and Stir Fry in one dinner?

Even though I teach easy, healthy, one-dish wok meals, here’s a simple weeknight dinner idea that will make you a rock star and that’s to grill and stir fry in one dinner!  Grilling a batch of protein is a very efficient way to produce many meals.  While the grill is going, fry up some veggies. …



Wok Curry Salmon Video

Happy New Year!  I’m excited to share my first video Cook Like a Wok Star using My Spice Sage’s curry powder that’s included in my Wok Star Kit!  Love to hear what you think, all feedback is welcome.  My video series will be short tips and tricks and all things to help make you a…



Stir Fry Veggies, perfect with hoisin pork

Three different stir fried veggie side dishes with grilled hoisin pork bistec done in half an hour surprised me too, so I wanted to share! Pork ‘Bistec’ is spare rib steaks with lovely marbling but thinner not chunky chops so they cook much faster, perfect for quick weeknight dinners. I really had a craving for…



Salad Stir Fry

Clearing fridge to accommodate food for my cooking class came up with a surprise stir fry! I had mostly salad vegetables: snow peas, radish, Persian cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, onion & red bell peppers. So, I decided to fry them in duck fat & sprinkled black sesame seeds right at the end. Just goes to show,…