Foodie Friday: Honey Bagoong Fried Rice

First Friday of the month:  Cooking / Recipe First food post for the month and I chose this dish that you will either like, or won’t like. Some may find the sauce stinky, while others will savor the unique exotic flavor. Let me get to main ingredient for today’s Mom-Cook post — bagoong! Bagoong is … Continue reading

Egg-Mayo Scramble

Tired of your plain scrambled eggs? Here’s one that’s made extra savory, rich and fluffy! You know I’m always on the look-out for quick and easy recipes — proof of which is my Mom-Cook category in this blog.  Ergo, when I saw this video by Lady’s Choice and Chef Bruce Lim, I did not hesitate … Continue reading

Fun Friday: Cooking Biko with Pre-schoolers

Third Friday of the month:  Fun activities / KidsCooking with my two kids can be such a mess, can test my patience, and can also be so much fun. No doubt, as seen from some Mom-Cook posts, that “playing in the kitchen” is one of our favorite bonding activities at home.  This time around, I … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Baby Caramel Apples

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Recipe / Dessert My little M has a major case of sweet tooth. One of her favorites is caramel — be it the plastic-wrapped cubes, coating on popcorn, or the classic caramel sundae, she will eat them. I didn’t know where she learned about caramel apples but she … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Home-cooked Favorites

First Friday of the month:  Recipes Lately, I’ve been looking back at my past food posts and several recipes I found online to get ideas for my menu planning in the coming weeks.  Time to “recycle” and prepare these dishes again for the family to enjoy.   These are some of my favorites, most of … Continue reading

Before Ever After + Baked Eggs = Bestsellers

“Shelley had fallen in love with Max’s baked eggs and cheese almost as soon as she had fallen in love with Max himself.  They were in Paris when he first made the dish for her and the tour group she had hastily joined.  Since then each forkful tasted like that morning—warm, buttery, and bursting with … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Fresh Lettuce Wrap and Spring Roll

First Friday of the month: Recipes / CookingMy recipe for today was inspired by a well-loved specialty Chinese dish — minced Peking duck in lettuce roll.  I obviously don’t have access to roast duck on an ordinary day, and from time to time, I crave for something fresh and filling like this, different from our … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: D.I.Y. Soft Tacos

First Friday of the month:  Food / Recipe If there’s one thing that the kids and I enjoy doing together, it’s preparing their food in the kitchen or on the dining table.  No matter how small their involvement in the whole process, they feel big and proud that they did something and say “Look, I made … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Garlic Mushrooms

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Recipes“Oooh, my favorite… mushrooms!”That’s what you’ll hear from my girl whenever I serve this super simple starter.  Well, we actually eat this with plain steamed rice! Whenever I am short of one more viand to serve, or when I feel that what I’ve prepared were not enough, I … Continue reading

Foodie Friday: Instant Kung Pao Chicken Pasta

First Friday of the month:  Mom-Cook / Recipe Care for some spicy spaghetti?  Go Kung Pao!!! I’m not going to pretend this is something new. Kung Pao (which translates to palace guardian/official) is a famous spicy Asian sauce and is definitely one my favorite pasta sauces ever since I had a taste of California Pizza Kitchen’s … Continue reading