Breakfast of Caviar and Cream Cheese on Toast

Good morning! Wake up to some warm toasted baguette slices, slathered with cream cheese and delicate caviar… Mini baguette from French Baker + Magnolia Cream Cheese spread + Emborg Lumpfish Caviar = Unique, indulgent, scrumptious meal to start your day! This is just an appetizer to my Foodie Friday entry (also with caviar!) tomorrow. Plus, the winners … Continue reading

Mom-Friday’s Peanut Butter & Banana French Toast

First Friday of the month:  Food, Mom-Cook I am counting the days ’til school opens and just planning what food to pack for the kids, among other things, is raising my stress levels lately. Honestly, I only have a few (count five fingers!) old-reliables that passed the test from my picky eaters. Now with a … Continue reading

Roti Paratha, Yum!

This is a food find I’ve been holding off for months now.  I almost forgot about it until yesterday, while planning for our dinner.  I saw two packs sitting in the freezer (which I bought a few weeks ago) and got inspired so I thought I’d finally share this with you today. Ever since I … Continue reading

Mom-Friday’s Raisin Bread French Toast Breakfast for 1

As the saying goes, ‘Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a queen, and dinner like a pauper’.  I’ve mentioned this in my nutrition series some weeks back and I think I need to follow my own advice.  I am not a big breakfast eater and I usually find myself rushing through the morning with … Continue reading

Roasted Bone Marrow Snack Anyone?

Believe me, it tastes so much better than it sounds…and looks!  I am really a sucker for bulalo, literally! I guess it’s an acquired taste. Whether it’s beef bulalo (beef shank) soup or bulalo steak, I always get first dig on the marrow. Eaten with steamed rice, I savor it in all it’s fatty glory, … Continue reading

Talks on Wellness & Nutrition, part 1

“You are what you eat.”  I’ve read this saying hundreds of times and I know this is true. Our health and well-being not only depends on what we do to keep fit, but more importantly, what we feed our bodies. And in recent years, people grew more and more conscious about eating and living right, … Continue reading

Sauce Express: Aligue & Pesto

I must admit, I am not a kitchen maven. I try to do with whatever is in stock and whatever I can remember from the long list of recipes I’ve browsed through. And so, with my limited repertoire of dishes, I try to incorporate a few versatile sauces to add a twist to the usual … Continue reading

A Starter with Sardines and Kesong Puti

As I attempt to prepare our ‘first’ menu for the week, I saw myself browsing through an old Food Magazine, hoping to get some new, quick-and-easy dishes I can try to whip up. With the many traditional Filipino dishes, I chanced upon a special feature on French chef Cyrille Soenen (pardon my ignorance on his … Continue reading