• Wild Mushroom Aranchini (Risotto Balls)

    The launch party for my new cookbook, 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes, was a smashing success!   Over 150 guests enjoyed my friend Bill Tocantin’s delicious Elixir G Ginger Margaritas and appetizers featured in the book such as Thai Shrimp Cakes with Coconut Mango Sauce, Wild Mushroom Arancini (risotto balls), Shrimp Shu Mei, Lentil Dal, Wild … Read More

  • Stir-Fried Chicken With Asparagus and Mushrooms

    It was one of those days. I ran around trying to get plans together for Cooking for Love, the food and wine culinary event I co-host to benefit Break the Cycle (it’s happening on October 9th so get your tickets now!), work on the menu for my cookbook launch party coming up in 3 weeks, … Read More

  • Clay Pot Chicken with Shiitake Mushrooms & Lap Cheong (Chinese Sausage)

    This is an easy and scrumptious clay pot dish that I just demonstrated on Cooking Channel’s Food(ography)airing August 2nd 2011 at 9PM EST. Clay pot cooking originated in Asia centuries ago and the technique is loved by ethnicities across the globe as flavors permeate the ingredients resulting in a beautiful, fragrant and healthy stew. This … Read More