Category Archives: wok cooking

7 Reasons for using a Cast Iron Wok!

The most rewarding part of giving cooking classes and marketing my Wok Star Kit is hearing success stories! And every time this happens, I’m thankful to my mother who introduced me to using a cast iron wok. When I started teaching, I bought every ‘wok’ I could find to make sure I knew what was…



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…



Pineapple Fried Rice Video

Pineapple is what makes this Fried Rice so special and sweet!  Here’s a short video with all the tips and tricks to getting it perfect!  I partnered with Del Monte Fresh to make this special Pineapple Fried Rice Video! Rate it, tweet it, like it, pin it, share it, add your comment. Subscribe to my youtube…



Gratitude: 5 Minute Wonder Soup

Gratitude is a very loaded word for me!  The older I get, the more I realize I’ve inherited many traits from my parents.  Good and bad. The good?  Learning to cook from my parents, they had two totally different styles!  The bad, well, we won’t get into it.  My dad is all about using top…



Wok 3 Ways: Steam meatloaf, Fry and Boil

Have you ever had a craving that needs to be satisfied like immediately?  I had one of those earlier this week.  It’s a dish my mom used to make with ground pork and Tianjian preserved vegetable, it’s so moorish. I call this dish ‘Chinese steamed meatloaf’ because it’s a similar concept to meatloaf: densely packed…



How to: Fry Eggs in your Wok

When it comes to eggs, your cast iron wok is the best pan for doing it!  You can never run out of ways to cook them and then there are infinite more ways to eat them on top of, with and inside something!   I’m constantly asked how I get my fried egg yolks so bright, beautiful…