Category Archives: cast iron wok

Wok Omelets Rock

Wok Stars constantly ask how I make omelet in my cast iron wok. It is the ideal pan for doing this! Start by arranging plate with a small garden salad, give it texture with slithers of snow peas, walnuts or whatever nuts you like! There are no rules. Now, add some color like grape tomatoes,…

Curry Quinoa

Curry Quinoa was a dish I made up out of desperation because I’d forgotten I was bringing a dish to a friend’s party! It was a good challenge and exercise in ‘what’s the thought process?’ when creating a dish.  Since I don’t follow or teach using recipes in the sense most folks use them, I…

Quickie Dinner

You can cheat but still keep it healthy! These types of meals are perfect for busy weeknight dinners when all you want is just something tasty but fast. Answer? A ready cooked roast chicken, I got Mojo flavor, yum and blanch a big bunch of greens like rapini! The quickest way to blanch rapini is…

Green Beans 2 Ways

Eating vegetables is a hot topic, remember when Jessica Seinfeld hid them so her kids didn’t know they were eating them and caused such controversy?  I think that’s the most ridiculous thing.  Kids will grow up never knowing what vegetables look or taste like! I’ve never understood what all the fuss is because growing up,…

Wok Up Leftovers

A brilliant way to use leftovers is to wok them up! I love how it comes together as a dish in its own right. Heat wok and add a little squirt of oil, then add all the leftovers, warm through and add healthy dash of scrirachi, done in 5 minutes! Left: ground turkey from Rainbow…

Shelley-Belly’s Wok Beef Rendang (Updated)

Shelley-Belly is a foodie chef and a Wok Star!  She made an amazing Indonesian Beef Rendang in her cast iron wok and agreed to share it with us, yay!  I love this chalkboard where Shelley laid out her ingredients & marked them! Shelley-Belly presents extraordinary “underground supper clubs” in Miami and I’ve been lucky enough…