Tag Archive: stir fry

Salad Stir Fry

Clearing fridge to accommodate food for my cooking class came up with a surprise stir fry! I had mostly salad vegetables: snow peas, radish, Persian cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, onion & red bell peppers. So, I decided to fry them in duck fat & sprinkled black sesame seeds right at the end. Just goes to show,…

Mexican Fried Rice

Mexican Wok Fried Rice is the perfect dish to incorporate my Asian heritage for Asian Pacific Heritage month for a Let’s Lunch post, pay respect to my mom for Mother’s Day and celebrate Cinco de Mayo on a yacht. For me, a Mexican dish has to include chorizo but I didn’t realize Mexican chorizo (firm…

Easy Wok Dinner

This is my go to Easy Wok Dinner that I make frequently! Wok Stars, I know you get excited to show off your new found wok skills to friends, however, don’t pressure yourself with a big party on your first attempt. It takes the fun out of it and you’ll get put off. Take baby…

Easy Skirt Steak Stir Fry

The Chinese horoscope says Year of the Snake will be a roller coaster year, but for me 2013 started off with a NICE BIG BANG!  Everything is flowing smoothly and seamlessly.  Three little new words will be my new focus for Year of the Snake: Simplify, Eliminate and Delegate (SED.)  These can apply to everything…

Thanksgiving Leftovers with Asian Spin

What to do with all the leftovers from Thanksgiving?  Give them an Asian spin and wok them!  I often do that. It’s fun to repurpose food. Leftovers like turkey, boiled or roasted brussel sprouts, chestnuts that didn’t make it into the  stuffing, even stuffing and calabaza, squash or sweet potatoes are perfect candidates for a…

Wok Picadillo

I was thrilled to get contacted by Associated Press’ Food Editor, J.M. Hirsch to write an article,  “Asian techniques meet Hispanic ingredients”, which got picked up by many news sites around the world including Taiwan and Trinidad!  My local newspaper, Miami Herald picked this up and did a huge feature story and included 2 more…