Tag Archive: “wok cooking”

Wellness Getaway at Grand Velas Resort, Los Cabos (Updated)

Traveling and teaching Wellness in exotic and serene surroundings is a dream come true and recently, I got to do it for the first time at Grand Velas Los Cabos, a $150 million all inclusive luxury spa resort in Mexico. Their Wellnessing Getaway with theme, Grateful Journey was so appropriate because I had so much…



Facebook Live Wok Star Cooking Challenge, Nina Malavia -1

Here’s my first Facebook Live Wok Star Cooking Challenge with Nina Malavia, talented Social Media Maven and ex-pastry chef. She wokked up a dish using surprise ingredients I presented without using any recipes or measuring any ingredients, just like how she learned in my cooking class. I hope to showcase more Wok Stars and want…



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 Steamed Chicken & Mushrooms

Wok Steamed Chicken and Mushrooms is a simple, healthy and tasty dish to start your New Year Resolution right and you will be rewarded with loads of compliments!  There’s very little prep time and considering it’s only 2 main ingredients: organic chicken thighs and oyster mushrooms, it oozes with natural flavors. It’s a very typical…



Stuffed Squash a la Wok Star Style

The three elements to delicious food are flavor, texture, color in that order and this Stuffed Squash a la Wok Star style is the perfect dish! Impress your friends with this dish… TECHNIQUE IS KEY… So, I wanted to do a festive dish for the holidays and of course squash came to mind. I love…



How to Tame a Smoky Wok

Six reasons why your cast iron wok gets smoky and how to tame it! I’m only referring to the lightweight cast iron woks that folks have purchased from me, so you’ll know what to do. No cause for alarm. Here are possible reasons why smoking can happen… 1.  fermented ingredients like tamari when it touches…