Category Archives: #LetsLunch

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…

Colorful Cold Entree

Pulling together all the elements to make this month’s #LetsLunch theme Cold Entree was so much fun! I love creating from existing ingredients as well as using fresh and new ingredients. I already had grilled hoisin pork shoulder and cooked cold whole wheat linguine so those were the basis of my dish. All I needed…

Summer Snacks with Gancia Prosecco

Everything came together easily for this #LetsLunch post, Summer Snacks with Bubbly. I didn’t have to cook anything from scratch, it was a matter of gathering and working out what goes with what. For me, it’s always about flavor, texture and color. My handpainted ceramic tray was perfect to present these Summer Snacks.Happy 2nd anniversary…

Turnip, Pork Soup (Cook Like A Wok Star 3.0)

Turnip, Chinese Mushroom, Pork Soup. I had with a little red rice. While making this Turnip, Chinese Mushroom and Pork Soup, the smells and all the tasting was such a tease! I couldn’t stop diving into it and had an early lunch! Today’s ‘thought process’ and part of Cook Like A Wok Star series was…