Foreword: I am no professional cook. Have not been enrolled in any cooking (but, would love to) lesson so far. I learn to cook by simply browsing through recipes online. Most importantly, I learn to cook via trial and error. My family loves to eat. I try to cook various types of dishes (desserts included) at home as a way to save also. Eating at restaurants is costly So, I try to minimize that by home cooking.
So, the recipe that follows is one among my many adventures at home cooking. And since Christmas is just 22 days away, I’ve been experimenting on cooking Christmas hams Continue reading →
Got worried yesterday when the youngest daughter went home from school feeling feverish. I immediately prepared her favorite noodle soup and let her eat even few teaspoons. It should at least replenished her lost energy. Soup is best for kids who is sick for it can be easily swallowed and involves less chewing. We know kids (even adults) lose their appetite when they Continue reading →
Kids looked too exhausted when they arrived from school. They may have their packed lunches or sandwiches with them, but, at most times, their “baons” aren’t enough. They consume most of the energy they get from their food packs because kids are so active. They’re engage in so many activities at school or gets tired just playing with their classmates/friends that when they arrive home either they’re too tired to eat or too hungry they’ll look for food/snacks right away.
Thanks for Manny Pacquiao, fambam is settled in the house. Hastily doing each one’s scheduled tasks in order not to be late for yesterday’s bout. At just pass 11 am, we had our lunch. Feast lunch, I so named because it’s a colorful buffet.
After purchasing fresh produce in the market, I went about baking the Carrot Cake (1). While it is baking, I had ask the kids to ready the veggie side dish Continue reading →
This colder weather? Hot pot is the answer. No rice and viand preps for tonight. Just this. Our version of hot pot. I know, hot pot can be overwhelming to prepare with the too many ingredients that needed be.
Given the budget, I would love to serve all those too tasting, too tempting ingredients to make this hot pot Continue reading →
Get on the sideline for a while Nutella! Everyone I know, mom and kids alike are hyped over cookie butters. The first 2 jars we had were ordered via online -Speculoos Cookie Butter was the “King” of all cookie butters out there. @ Php450 a jar, and after emptying 2 jars in just a week, I said, “No more of that speculoos jar!”
Thanks be to food preps, every food items are now made easy – to save time on preparation and the variety of flavors/variants are now made available. But, then, these food items, though offers convenience and a lot of other freebies can be costly. Yeah, improvements do come with extra costs.
As per coffee preps, I personally like doing my coffee the way we all used to make coffees -that is, Continue reading →
With Christmas just around the corner, everyone is busy making a list of what presents to give to their loved ones. I am, too. And, it gives me a headache. Really. Because, in as much as you want to give the best presents to everybody close to you, the funds are hard to come by. Hence, with limited funds, we gotta make sure we hunt for the best gifts we could give that will make our loved ones and friends happy. The answer? Continue reading →
My name is Clarizze. Close friends call me Riz. I am a mom. Full time mommy and wifey. The reason why I created this blog is because I have a forever hungry and demanding family members^_^. Hence, I share in this blog, how I am surviving and coping at this most underpaid career in this world -managing finances, kitchen misadventures, and trying hard cook.