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Pass the Plate: A Cooking Demo with Knorr and Yummy Magazine in Cebu

Inspired to cook!

It was a great day for Cebuano foodies and budding chefs when Pass the Plate: A Cooking Demo with YUMMY and Knorr was held in Ayala Center Cebu last November 24. This was also YUMMY magazine’s first trip to Cebu City! Hurray for bringing this wonderful cooking event to Cebu!   Yummy and Knorr’s Pass […]

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Buddies Ultimate Burger versus Cebu Travel Bloggers

Buddies Ultimate Burger Challenge

If you scroll down this page all the way to the bottom where you can see the author box, you’ll read an early disclaimer about me not even attempting to try out any eating challenges. There is no way I could possibly win a food eating contest. No way Jose, well that’s not entirely right, […]

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Paete Laguna for Your Christmas Shopping, Decors and Gifts

Flying Santa Claus

Today is what 32 days before Christmas? Hapit na dyud ang Pasko! Are you excited? I know I am hehe  What I’ll miss though for this Christmas is not being able to visit big bazaars in Manila like Noel Bazaar and World Christmas Bazaar. I don’t buy much but I like bazaar window shopping and […]

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Faith Healing in Siquijor: Bolo Bolo by Nanay Conching and Other Stories

Nanay Conchingn Bolo Bolo Healer in Siquijor

Siquijor Tour Series:  Fourth Stop, Day 2  Bolo – Bolo healing Among those who practice folk and faith healing like herbalists, mananambal, albularyo and shamans of Visayas and Mindanao, the Fridays of Lent are very important especially Good Friday which is considered as the ultimate day to gather the ingredients for their oils, concoctions and […]

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“Abuhan” The Filipino Traditional Kitchen

Abuhan Native and Traditional Kitchen

Palayok, kalan, panggatong are prominent fixtures in a pinoy dirty kitchen which in Cebuano is called an “abuhan”, in Bohol they call this as “dapog”.   Progress has made the native abuhan obsolete especially in the city, but you may be fortunate to still see the traditional  kitchen set-up in the provinces.   “Abuhan” Traditional kitchen for the […]

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On Being a Blogger and Making a Difference

aman future trading on newspaper

The Aman Investment which I tackled on my blog last August, when it was still on its heyday and when people were almost worshipping Aman and ripping to pieces those who dare hint negative things about this investment has almost come full circle.  I say ‘Almost’ because the people behind Aman are still in hiding and can’t be […]

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Spells, Enchantments, Gems: Siquijor’s Very Old Balete Tree


Coastal Day Tour of Siquijor: Third Stop, Day 2 In every place, island or province that I visit for the first time, there is that area and single moment that eclipses all others as the best and most wonderful. In Siquijor, I found it when we alight from our tricycle tour and behold the island’s […]

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