Category Archives: Tips

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…

Cook Like a Wok Star for SuperBowl

I’m no Superbowl junkie but I’ve put together a list of delighful wok dishes so you’ll stand out from the crowd!   They’re not your usual wings or dips but will definitely make you a Rock Star in their eyes. To start off the pregames and warm up, my Rainbow Lettuce Wrap is an “Asian taco”,…

Tips For Using Wok on a Gas Stove

You want SIZZLE not FIZZLE! I think I coined a new phrase. Wok Stars, it’s a no brainer to use your wok on your gas stove, right? Well, I’ve got 3 tips to help you succeed even more! Wok Stars, if you’re frustrated with your heat output, please take 2 photos like the ones below…

6 Tips To Help You Be More Creative with Dinners!

I always get asked how I come up with my dishes? So, I’d like to post my dinners while they’re fresh in my mind and may be quite random. Sometimes I have a clear vision, sometimes I don’t know till I plate! My advice? Consider yourself an artist with a palette to create a ‘painting’!…

3 Ingredient Broccolini

Blanching in a wok is the fastest, easiest method to cook vegetables that have hard stems and when you have a lot of them!  A wok is a perfect vessel, it has a wide opening and deep reservoir to hold the water and quantity of vegetables. Alternatively, use a wide deep pot if you don’t…

Wok Curry Salmon Video

Happy New Year!  I’m excited to share my first video Cook Like a Wok Star using My Spice Sage’s curry powder that’s included in my Wok Star Kit!  Love to hear what you think, all feedback is welcome.  My video series will be short tips and tricks and all things to help make you a…