Author: Jean

Easy Champorado Recipe Using Native Gourmet’s Fine Roasted Cacao

Hello and welcome to our “Recipe Corner”. Today’s post is brought to us by Jean. She’s in charge of our recipe section but has been quite busy lately. Anyway, I shared with her the items I got at Ultra Super Green one of which is Native Gourmet’s Fine Roasted Cacao. We were feeling a little cold lately so she helped us make Champorado. – Clari Feeling a little chilly lately? Well, it is already November which means the Christmas breeze is in! If your morning coffee isn’t enough, why not make yourself a warm bowl of champorado? Champorado or tsamporado is a Filipino rice porridge made from glutinous rice cooked with cocoa powder or chocolate and sugar. It is topped with milk and often served with dried salted fish (tuyo) or dried meat (tapa). This Filipino dish is considered both a breakfast and a snack food. In this recipe, we used an all-natural chocolate tablea by Native Gourmet. Tableya; tabliya or tablea is a cacao tablet used mainly to make hot chocolate. They come in flat or …

A New Kind of Magic at the Rainbow Dreams Cafe

Sugar, spice and everything nice. Those were the words that came to mind when I passed by a unicorn cafe in Maginhawa St., Teachers Village East. Last Friday night, Clari (the main blogger and also my niece), Chloe (my daughter) and I went on a random food trip. But before that we first visited The Wander Space to purchase some items. If you’re curious what that place is, Clari has written a review and I soon will.

Recipe: Bibingka-Style Pancake

Christmas is finally over but I’m still craving for that traditional Christmas rice cake. There are actually two of them – bibingka which is made from ground rice, sugar, eggs and butter or margarine and the  puto bumbong (puto pungbong) which is a sticky cylindrical purple rice cake. People eat these after simbang gabi (dawn masses).

Perfect Combo: How to Cook Adobo and Dinengdeng

Want to know how to make your family’s weekend even better? Cook a lovely lunch for everyone to enjoy! The dish that came to mind is non other than . Adobo Adobo is one of the country’s most popular dishes. It consists of meat, poultry, seafood or vegetables which is cooked in vinegar, bay leaf, garlic, pepper and salt with or without soy sauce. This Filipino dish has numerous variation.

Recipe: Our Version of Semi-PINAKBET

It was a Saturday. Since my kids didn’t have school and my husband was at home, we decided to head out and visit my aunt and my niece – Clari, the main blogger. The original plan was to go to the park and eat out but Clari was busy editing our blogs and videos. SO, my aunt and I decided to cook instead.