Interview with WoonHeng

Try a new food each week, be adventurous in tasting different cuisines with an open heart.

Tell us about yourself!

My name is WoonHeng and I live in Allen, Texas. I am a stay at home mom who loves to cook and explore different cuisines with my family.

Share your approach to food with us: what do you like to cook? Why?

I think of the taste balance when cooking, how each ingredient would taste using different methods. I love to make dumplings, pleating them is very meditative

Describe your food personality in 5-7 words

Texture, flavorful, aromatic and spicy

What are your favorite recipes? Why? Tell us about them!

Vegan Pho

I am really excited to know the secret to making good pho broth without any meat. It’s all in the spice. Find the recipe here.

Dumplings of any cooking style: Potstickers, Steamed, Boiled or Fried. 

Dumplings remind me of a lot of festive occasions and always bring the family together. Find the recipe here.

Spinach Wheels

My family and potluck party’s favorite. This is a big hit in my family. Find the recipe here.

What’s your favorite thing about Want the Recipe?

An account that appreciates the cook behind each dish.

What food can you not live without?

Ginger, sesame oil, chili.

What kitchen appliance do you swear by?

I don’t have many fancy kitchen appliance, but I do love a good pan, and my hand pull processor.

What are your favorite blogs/ Instagram accounts that you follow? What do you like about them?

There are a few that I love it’s hard to pinpoint just one. I love accounts who inspire and help others to grow. Some examples:





Do you have any advice for our food community?

Try a new food each week, be adventurous in tasting different cuisines with an open heart.

What’s your Instagram handle, blog link, any other social media or accounts you’d like us to share!

Instagram: @woon.heng

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