Thursday, March 23, 2023

Former travel executive turned happy homemaker Lizette Barretto-Gueco writes on the right ingredients to a perfect mix of food, family, friends and fun on Foodfinds Asia. Follow her weekly on her column.

  • How the Cookie Crumbles at Christmastime

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, | | Christmas is my favorite time of the year.  It is steeped in so much heart-warming tradition that makes you feel that there is so much hope yet for humanity.  I love tradition and the hows and whys of it and most of all the meaning behind it.  We have several […]
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  • Gastronomic Adventure: Why I left my Heart in San Francisco Part 2

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via | Food Truck Party at The Grid “There is no such thing as a bad lunch in San Francisco.”  I‘ve been told this by several locals I know and so far, I couldn’t prove them wrong.  In a town where most everyone are foodies or at least have a strong […]
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  • Gastronomic Adventures: Why I Left My Heart in San Francisco

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via | By the Waterfront I am back in this city where a long time ago, as a young mom with a toddler in tow, I left my heart, just like so many others before me.  Seen for the first time from the eyes of a young and impressionable person just […]
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  • Why taking Road Trips refreshes the Mind and Spirit

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via | I love going on unplanned get-aways even in the middle of the week. Luckily, my hubby and kids when not busy with school or work have that same enthusiasm when an opportunity comes along. There is something about going on a trip somewhere; being in a different place where […]
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  • The Amazing Baking Soda

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via | How could an ordinary, everyday kitchen item be packed with so much benefits and uses? Who would have known that something we take for granted can be such a winner? Lately, baking soda and its usefulness have been the topic in many get- together’s with family and friends.  Suddenly, […]
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  • When Super Dads Hang Their Capes, Food and Drinks are Always Part of the Agenda

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via| What makes a Father, his children’s ultimate superhero?  Father, Papa, Dad or Daddy, these are just titles for someone who has children.  Any man can father a child and be called Daddy but it’s a diiferent brand of Daddy that can be called a Superdad with matching superpowers. It’s not […]
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  • Weekend Family Activities South of the Metropolis

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via| I always, always, always look for something to do with my family on weekends. I like to take advantage of everyone being home and chill and in no rush to go to work or school. I make sure that my 4th grade daughter Martine, finishes her homework on Friday afternoon […]
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  • Neil’s Kitchen: Filipino Comfort Food at its Best

    by Lizette Barretto-Gueco, via| What does one usually find when rummaging through an old closet or baul? Most people find skeletons amongst the old stuff. Me, I find something way too cool for words. A few years ago, I decided to resurrect my Lola’s baul, which I inherited when she passed away in 1993. […]
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