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

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

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