Author Archives: Eleanor Hoh

Cooking teacher and creator of Wok Star Kit. I love showing easy, healthy, quick eats without recipes or measuring.

4 Tips to Add Flavor to Any Dish

SPICE RUBS… I ADORE dry spice rubs, how did Chef Patty Ruiz know? She brought me a gift of her three handcrafted spices: Harissa Dry Spice Rub, Zaatar Spice Blend and Chinese Five Spice Blend.  If you’re in Miami, she also gives cooking instructions and can create a magical event for you, her styling is…

Dream Dish: Steamed Ribs in Brown Bean Sauce

Do you ever dream about a dish you like?  For me Steamed Spare Ribs in Black Beans is one of them. It’s a mystery to me why it’s only served as a dim sum lunch item and never on the dinner menu?   Note: I have an Amazon affiliate store for those who cannot get…

Traymore by Michael Schwartz at Como Hotel

Smart move Como Metropolitan Hotel, Miami Beach!  Opening a restaurant with a James Beard award-winning chef, Traymore by Michael Schwartz guarantees immediate success. The reason for his success? That’s easy…his philosophy has always been to cook what’s local and seasonal and provide a “Genuine” dining experience, LOVE that! He puts so much flavor and panache…

Easy Dinner Fix For Family Diets

With all the endless diets nowadays, it’s tricky to fix dinner when your family is split between Low Carb, Keto, Paleo, Atkins, South Beach, Vegetarian, Vegan, the list is endless. On top of diets, throw food allergies like gluten intolerance in the mix and you’re at your wits’ end how to make dinner the whole…

Mango, Pineapple Salsa

Thank you Mom! I’ve adapted your cucumber, tomato pickle by adding fresh mango and pineapple and voila, it’s now a Mango, Pineapple Salsa. This dish is so popular and well received that even chefs who cook for celebrities wanted my “recipe”. The combination of sweet mangoes and juicy, sweet pineapple is a winner! Refreshing and…

Dreamy, Creamy Curry Coconut Seafood Soup

I love challenging myself to come up with a dish using ingredients I already have!  And this Dreamy Curry Coconut Seafood Soup came about after my first attempt at a dinner party. This one-dish soup is so fast, making it a super weeknight dinner! Some helpful notes… Use the same technique as with stir frying,…