Classic & Pinoy: Your Cassava Cake Recipe

Cassava Cake is made of freshly grated cassava, eggs, coconut milk, and sugar. It is baked in round tin molds or the regular rectangular cake pan. Ingredients Cassava Cake Mix: 2 lbs grated cassava 1 1/4 oz. condensed milk 1 1/2 oz. evaporated milk 1 1/4 oz. coconut milk 1 1/3 […]

Two Thumbs Up: Tanjay’s Sweet Budbud

Tanjay City in Negros Oriental is known for its delicious budbud (or bodbod).   Budbud is a Visayan term for suman. So “budbud” = “suman” and “suman” = “budbud.” Tanjay’s budbud always come in pairs in a full (and sticky) embrace, like lovers. Be it big or small in size, […]

Top 5 Baguio Haunted Spots

1. Diplomat Hotel – This former seminary before being developed into a hotel, is considered one of the most haunted hotels in the world. Strange noises and infamous headless apparitions are reported to be seen in this now abandoned hotel on top of the Dominican hill. Locals who live near the […]

7 Superb Reasons to Drop By Ibajay En Route to Boracay

1) Ati-Ati Festival Ibajay (pronounced “i-ba-háy”) is the custodian of Aklan’s living heritage, anchored on the strength of its army of ancients.   Photo courtesy of Boy Ryan Zabal.  This force is led by the merrymakers and devotees of the Ati-ati Festival, the town’s version of the Kalibo Ati-atihan, and which […]

Alimango Festival: Watch the Dancing Mud Crabs of Samar

Have you witnessed the courtship dance between male and female alimangos? The Philippine mud crab, scientific name Scylla serrata, also called as mangrove crabs or black crabs is an economically important crab species.  It is because of the business opportunity for the growing demand of these crustaceans commercially. Mud crab, commonly called […]