Posts written by Mitchell Surface

About the Author:
As a vegan and a diabetic, I am very much aware of the challenges faced by friends and family as they attempt to deal with dietary restrictions.

Wok Wednesday – Make your own adventure

I was feeling a bit under the weather Wednesday so I’m a day late. Sorry ’bout that. This time around we got to choose our own recipe to make and I decided to take another pass at my Cajun stir fry. Possibly the most interesting… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Chinese American Cabbage with Bacon

Wok Wednesday, for me this week, fell on a Friday. What can I say? The alligators were a bit deep this week. Anyway, as always, the recipes are drawn from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge and this time around, we got to choose… Continue reading

Wok Wednesday – Wok-Seared Vegetables

Wok Wednesday has returned and with a vegan dish to boot! I joked around with the group that, just to maintain to karmic balance of the universe, I should add some meat to this. Fortunately, it didn’t come to that and the Universe is still… Continue reading

Link roundup for 3 May 2013

Some things I’ve found interesting around the web. Duck awarma with smoked hummus I’m not as interested in the recipe itself as the directions for using a wok as an impromptu smoker. Something to keep in mind if you don’t have a smoker box. How… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Velvet Chicken with Asparagus

It’s back! After taking a Spring Break, Wok Wednesday has returned with a fresh new take on spring flavors. As always, the recipe comes from Grace Young’s Stir-Frying to the Sky’s Edge and equally as always, I’ve changed the recipe around. Sorry Grace. I tried… Continue reading

Link roundup for 26 April 2013

Some things I’ve found interesting around the web Noodles in France – New Study Released It seems Asian food and wok cooking in particular are becoming more popular in France. No word on whether snails are involved though. Chinese food in India is the most… Continue reading

Link roundup for 19 April 2013

Some of the things I’ve found interesting around the Web this week. Imported rice may contain dangerously high lead levels I don’t eat a great deal of rice but when I do, it’s Indian basmati rice so this is of great concern to me. But… Continue reading

Greek Stir fry and the Uberburner makes it’s 2013 debut

As we all know, stir frying is about applying heat to food, a lot of heat. A home stove top is really kind of marginal and even a commercial stove isn’t that great. For comparison, an average home burner produces 10-12,000 BTU and a commercial… Continue reading

Link roundup for 5 April 2013

Mediterranean Diet Could Improve Food Security And Lower Grocery Costs, Study Finds I would have to wonder if it was the Mediterranean diet that lowered the costs or just learning how to cook? Stir fry cooking made easy with a quality wok to hand While… Continue reading

Wok Wednesdays – Hakka Style Stir-Fried Cabbage and Egg

Some days you’re the windshield, some days you’re the bug. And recently, I’ve been the bug. Nothing major, just some really long days. So, as you may have already guessed from the picture, I didn’t make the dish this time around. There are ways to… Continue reading