Category Archives: stir fry

Year of Snake 2013: Skirt Beef Tomato Stir Fry

The Chinese horoscope says Year of the Snake will be a roller coaster year, but for me 2013 started off with a NICE BIG BANG!  Everything is flowing smoothly and seamlessly.  Three little new words will be my new focus for Year of the Snake: Simplify, Eliminate and Delegate (SED.)  These can apply to everything…



Thanksgiving Leftovers with Asian Spin

What to do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?  Give them an Asian spin and wok them!  I often do that. It’s fun to repurpose food. Leftovers like turkey, boiled or roasted brussel sprouts, chestnuts that didn’t make it into the  stuffing, even stuffing and calabaza, squash or sweet potatoes are perfect candidates for a…



Wok Picadillo

I was thrilled to get contacted by Associated Press’ Food Editor, J.M. Hirsch to write an article,  “Asian techniques meet Hispanic ingredients”, which got picked up by many news sites around the world including Taiwan and Trinidad!  My local newspaper, Miami Herald picked this up and did a huge feature story and included 2 more…



Curry Yoki Salmon with Salad (Wok Star series 2.0)





Simple Kale and Mushroom Stir Fry

2012 is Year of the Dragon, for Chinese New Year, this easy curly kale & oyster mushroom stir fry is perfect and can accompany your other festive dishes! Kung Hei Fat Choy. Just a little oil in hot cast iron wok, added garlic & ginger, cook down with mushroom juice from rehydrating dried oyster mushrooms,…



Top 12 Wok Tips

As a wok enthusiast, cooking teacher and creator of a Wok Star Kit, I hear a lot of common mistakes people make when attempting wok cooking. This post was originally on rasamalaysia but I’ve revised a little. There were many wonderful comments and questions which may help you, so check it out. Ask me questions…