Champorado warms our heart

I love this weather. It’s cold and rainy. All I want is to drink hot tea, curl up in bed and read. But this momma have no time for some “me time” curling up on bed and reading.

Regardless of that, I did something for the first time in my life. I cooked champorado!

Champorado or chocolate rice porridge is easy to make. It’s made of four ingredients: malagkit (glutinous rice), cocoa powder, water and sugar. BUT I am a total fail when cooking without the exact measurements so I bought a ready to cook champorado. I know that’s cheating but don’t go there. Just give me this, okay?

champorado

Una has been bugging me to cook champorado ever since she saw the box last week. It’s been warm for the past few days and I was not in the mood to eat champorado. But today, today is perfect. Champorado on a raindy day is perfect. Not only does it warms our tummy but it warms our soul. For some reason champorado gives that nostalgic feeling that makes me miss home.

How about you? Does champorado have that same heartwarming effect?

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16 Responses to Champorado warms our heart

  1. No kidding, I had the exact same brand of champorado for merienda today! It’s a perfect complement to this rainy weather. I like mine with lots of milk :)

  2. Pinx says:

    mas masarap ang di packaged na champorado sis! and easier to cook too! i love champorado partnered with beefloaf or daing! naku! parang gusto kong mag champorado bukas for breakfast… visiting your YS entry!

  3. I love champorado with tuyo flakes & lots of milk! Just like Pinx, I prefer cooking it from scratch…but I’ve tasted the boxed one too. Masarap rin naman nga! :)

    • Gene says:

      Yup, masarap siya and not that bitter. We had tuyo with this champorado, cooked it after I had taken this photo. Hehehe!

  4. raya says:

    wow! i feel nostalgic. That is always our favorite snacks as kids. But we do make champorado even here in Thailand.. hope you could visit me at http://www.eatdrinkblog.info/mixed-fruit-shake/

  5. Rcel says:

    Yay! I love champorado!!! The last time I made some, I was able to empty the pot a day later coz I got no help from anyone! LOL. Di kasi mahilig mga kasama ko dito eh. Hmp!

    Anyway, you use sweet rice pala? I only use the regular rice, that’s what I grew up with. Using sweet rice sounds interesting. I might try that next time! :)

    Check out my POTLUCK DISH which is everybody at the campsite’s fave! See yah!

  6. cheerful says:

    like you, i do used ready mix but with champorado, happy to say i am not…madali lang sya sis, i just used tablea..here’s my recipe about it –> http://pinaymum.info/food-and-cuisine/weekend-eating-008-chocolate-rice-porridge-champorad/ i’m sure kayang-kaya mo eto. visitng you from YS and wishing you great week!

  7. Mirage says:

    goodness! I miss champorado and tuyo!

  8. tejan says:

    wow..namnam..this was my favorite way back in PI:)

    see yah!

  9. Willa says:

    I like Champorado, lalo na pang lots of milk, unfortunately,my boys doesn’t like it,they thought it’s a dirty rice, :D

  10. Vaneneng says:

    Exactly! I had the same feeling when I saw this pic, i miss home and my Mom.:( Your champorado looks oh-so-chocolatey makes me want to have some right now.

    Thanks for the visit, have a blessed week! :)

  11. Bogie says:

    wow. my favorite!

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