Appetizers

  • Veggie Summer Rolls with Mint and Thai Basil

    Veggie Summer Rolls with Mint and Thai Basil Who doesn’t love biting into cool and refreshing Veggie Summer Rolls with Mint and Thai Basil on a blistering summer day?  And guess what?  They are naturally gluten-free and vegan.  While Vietnamese in origin, I included a recipe for these Summer Rolls in my Thai Cookbook because … Read More

  • Edamame Hummus

    I don’t know about you, but all I can think of during these scorching summer months is sipping on tall tropical cocktails and nibbling on delicious small bites around the pool or the beach.  This gluten-free and vegan Edamame Hummus is the perfect light appetizer or snack to serve  when you’re craving a little something … Read More

  • Chinese New Year Potstickers

    Chinese New Year Potstickers Chinese New Year is tomorrow, February 16th, 2018!!  Gung Hay Fat Choy!!  It is the Year of the Dog. I hope you enjoy these Chinese New Year Potstickers with your family on Chinese New Year. It’s a two-week celebration filled with laughter and good cheer.  Potstickers are traditionally served on Chinese … Read More

  • Har Gow

    I’ve been jonesing for Shrimp Har Gow (otherwise known as crystal shrimp dumplings) lately.  If you’ve every been to dim sum then you know about these delicate flavor bombs encased in a translucent dough made with wheat starch and tapioca starch (which you can find on-line and at Asian markets).  Shrimp Har Gow take a … Read More

  • Firecracker Shrimp from The Sundance Film Festival

    Firecracker Shrimp I was so lucky to be the guest chef at the Sundance Festival Feature Film Competition Dinner last week in Park City, Utah!  It was an especially auspicious night as it fell a couple of days before the start of Chinese New Year so I had to make everyone’s favorite Firecracker Shrimp, We … Read More

  • Chinese New Year Potstickers

    Chinese New Year Potstickers Happy Lunar New Year everyone!!  Chinese New Year falls on January 28th, 2017 and it is the Year of the Rooster.   It is the most significant and auspicious of all Chinese holidays because it is believed that everything you do and everything you eat on Chinese New Year day determines … Read More

  • Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups at The White House

    Thai Chicken Lettuce Cups at The White House Watching President Obama’s farewell address last night brought back the glorious memories of being a guest chef at the annual Easter Egg Roll at The White House in 2013.   I was there on behalf of City of Hope and its Super Foods initiative.  It was the … Read More

  • Lumpia Recipe

    Lumpia Recipe Growing up in Minnesota I wasn’t exposed to Filipino cuisine until I moved to LA in the late 80s and boy, I was hooked! When I got the chance to do my own live-streaming, interactive cooking show Katie Woks, on the new digital platform NOM I jumped at the chance to make my … Read More

  • Chinese New Year Egg Rolls

    Chinese New Year Egg Rolls Gung Hay Fat Choy!! Welcome to the Year of the Monkey! I was so lucky to be asked by Cost Plus World Market to create a series of videos and design a fun and festive tablescape for the Lunar New Year. Please take a look at my videos for Potstickers, … Read More

  • Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipops

    Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipops Looking for a way to spice up your holiday party?  Well hop on board the Goodship Honey Srircha Chicken Lollipop!  I created this delicious honey srircha glaze for a chicken wing recipe and decided to toss some chicken meatballs seasoned with lime juice, ginger, cilantro and scallions.    The result is … Read More