Tag Archive: cooking

Miami Book Fair: Book Giveaway 1-Fabio Viviani and Linda Gassenheimer

I can’t believe Miami Book Fair is here again and we’re off with our first of 2 Book Giveaways!  So honored to be invited again for these popular Giveaways. Check out the Fair’s very comprehensive site for complete program and events here. Please join the conversation on Facebook: Miami Book Fair or twitter and instagram…

September Miami Events

SEPTEMBER IS MIAMI SPICE Hakkasan: We went for their delicious Dim Sum served at lunchtime on weekends!  A little tip: mention to server at the beginning that you want your dishes to come out staggered so they don’t get cold while you are still working on the previous dish!  Dim Sum should be eaten hot. …

Easy Festive Side

When we were growing up, we didn’t celebrate Christmas as much as Chinese New Year, so no festive dish sprang to mind.  I thought this #LetsLunch theme was a festive family dish, not side. So, my dish started out as a beef shank stew but I had to quickly rework it. Fortunately, I had stir…

Keep Cooking Simple and Tasty (updated)

From Martha Stewart (Everyday Food magazine and latest cookbook, Lessons & Recipes for the Home Cook) to Barefoot Contessa (new cookbook, Back to Basics) to Tom Colicchio (watch funny Diet Coke commercial on blog, Eatmedaily), many celebrity gourmet chefs are promoting simple cooking. Why? Because they realize people cannot cook gourmet on a daily basis….

Stir Frying without recipes

Stir-frying without recipes © February, 2007 “Easy Style” with Wok Star, Eleanor Hoh, first published in ibeyond magazine, an active lifestyle magazine People are constantly asking me for stir-fry wok recipes which is like asking for a sandwich recipe. My NO recipes, NO measuring, NO calorie counting technique eliminates many of the obstacles people hate…