Author Archives: Eleanor Hoh

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

Homemade Gluten Free Hoisin Sauce!

Necessity is the mother of invention is spot on! There was no time before my class to locate gluten free Hoisin Sauce for a guest, so I made it myself.  I didn’t want her to miss out on my signature Rainbow Lettuce Wrap appetizer and the Hoisin Sauce is the highlight of this dish, and sets the…



Novikov Miami Spice Excites Your Palate

Alright, so now we have a Russian opening a Chinese, Japanese restaurant in Miami that’s world famous, love it, bring it ON, Novikov Miami!https://www.novikovmiami.com/ I didn’t get a chance to meet owner, Arkadiy Novikov but hope to one day soon. I want to get into his head what his thoughts were with his restaurant concept…



Thai Food Festival in Miami

If you live in Miami, you have to experience The Thai Food Festival at least once in your lifetime! The sounds, smells and hubbub is quite the experience. Wat Buddharangsi Thai Temple was celebrating their 36th anniversary and every Thai person in Miami seemed to be there either selling food or eating it. Just a…



Egg Drop Soup, Easiest & Tastiest Ever!

Looking for an easy, quick appetizer when you throw a dinner party?  Egg Drop Soup is your answer, I learned to make it from my mom.  It looks gourmet but it’s the Easiest & Tastiest Ever! Now I am hooked and keep making this soup when I give dinner parties.    I think the tomatoes…



Good Chinese Food in Miami at No Name Chinese

Starved for good Chinese food in Miami?  Starve no more, welcome No Name Chinese.  Opened by Asian food lovers, business partners of Uvaggio Bar & Restaurant fame, Heath Porter and Craig DeWald and helmed by Executive Chef Pablo Zitzmann Sicard and his wife and pastry chef, Natalia Atuesta. Be prepared for a refreshing take using…



Mapo Tofu, Wok Star Style

Mapo Tofu, literally translated means “pock marked grandma’s tofu”, don’t ask me why! I guess there’s a slight resemblance to pock marks? The beauty of this dish is you can adapt it to however you like it, spicy or not at all, with tri-colored bell peppers or with ground pork or just plain.  And that…