Foodie Friday: Irene’s Quezo de Bola Cheesecake

First Friday of the month:  Food / Dessert Send me cake and I’ll eat it. Send me a cheesecake and I’ll take my sweet time to savor and indulge. Let’s start the love month with something decadent! I have a long-standing “love affair” with cheesecakes ever since my mother made one more than two decades … Continue reading

Mom-Friday’s Lumpiang Cheekoy (Tikoy-Cheese Sticks)

Kid#1 – eating cheese stickKid#2 – eating lumpiang tikoyMe – Tikoy+Cheese+Lumpia wrapper =Accidentally yummy-freaky goodness!  That was my shout-out at my Facebook page yesterday after cooking those snacks for the kids. This surprise happened while I was frying my favorite lumpiang tikoy first, then followed by the cheese sticks requested by the girl. With the last tikoy … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Creamy Salmon & Caviar Pasta

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Food I enjoy eating salmon occasionally. But I am a caviar virgin…until this dish came along. For the longest time, I was so curious how caviar tastes like, and why the rich and famous love this unbelievably expensive fish roe so much! I will not pretend to know … Continue reading

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

Beat the (Election) Heat with Butchie’s Buko-Dayap Sherbet

The country is experiencing an unbearable heatwave, compounded by the ‘election fever’, this hot summer month of May.  And while we all anxiously wait for the official results, let’s all relax and cool down with this very refreshing sherbet! Last weekend, the kids and I dropped by Butchie’s Recipes along Wilson Street.  It just happened … Continue reading