Category Archives: “one dish wok meals”

Easy, Yummy, Singapore Noodles Video

Journalism graduate, Lei Huang produced this video of my Singapore Noodles when she was working on her documentary for her Master thesis project.   I was honored to be a part of her short documentary, “Taste of Home” about how food help people build home when they are far away from home. You can also get…

How To Make Tofu Crispy and Tasty!

The secret to crispy tofu? Use extra firm tofu, not the Japanese silken type which is too soft.  Another secret? Use hot oil to deep fry and remove tofu cubes the minute they turn a light golden color. It will result in a wonderfully crispy outer texture. Crispy tofu is a dish even kids and…

How to make Malaysian Street Food, Char Kuey Teow in your Wok!

If you love Asian food, Char Kuey Teow, a famous and very popular Malaysian street food is heavenly. Once you’ve tried it, you’ll crave it and dream about it.  Its heady aroma, spicy complex flavors and textures are downright addictive. It doesn’t matter how many times you eat it, you’ll want MORE, it’s that good….

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…

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…

Wok dinner: Spicy Eggplant Chicken

What do chicken thighs and eggplant conjure up for me? Spicy brown bean sauce! So that’s what I made… Because this dish can look a bit brown and the texture of eggplant is soft, I added red bell pepper and shallots for some contrast. So, that’s my thought process when I’m deciding what to cook!…