Recipes

  • Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry

    Easy and Delicious Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry It’s Stir-Fry Sunday Folks and you know what that means!  Here’s an all new stir-fry recipe for your Sunday repertoire:  Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-fry.  Of course this Beef & Asparagus Udon Noodle Stir-Fry recipe is fantastic for any night of the week, but I … Read More

  • 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

  • Shrimp with Snow Peas

    Shrimp with Snow Peas Sometimes the simplest of stir-fries are the most sublime like this recipe for Shrimp with Snow Peas.  I love this recipe for Shrimp with Snow Peas so much because it reminds me of the simple and delicious stir-fries my late mother Leeann would make for us using the snow peas she’d … 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

  • Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms

    Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms I found a new love and it’s Grilled Miso Butter Portobello Mushrooms!  I feel like so many of my friends as well as some of their kids have developed an allergy to wheat these days.   Unlike other cuisines, like Italian which rely heavily on wheat based pastas, Asian cuisine is … Read More

  • Crab Mango Salad

    Crab Mango Salad I know it’s the beginning of fall but where I live in Los Angeles it’s still crazy hot!  Whether you’re pulling out your favorite cashmere sweater or still wearing tank tops you’ll love this refreshing Crab Mango Salad from my latest cookbook “Everyday Chinese Cookbook:  101 Delicious Recipes From My Mother’s Kitchen.” … 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