Vendors will not be allowed outside churches for Misa de Gallo

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 12/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors selling kakanin, puto, sikwate, and other delicacies typical during the Misa de Gallo will not be allowed to sell in areas near churches from December 16 to December 24, 2020. According to Councilor…

Flower prices at Freedom Park surge

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/31/2017

THE increase in demand of flowers for the All Souls’ and Saints’ Days and the decrease in supply from local farms sent prices of some flowers at the Freedom Park in Cebu City soaring to as high…

A sense of occasion

Stephen D. Capillas 12/22/2016

Last December 11, British celebrity chef Marco Pierre White marked his 55th birthday; and while I thought of writing something about him on that date, I figured I’d save it for this day, Dec. 23, or a…

Puto-sikwate sends 37 scholars to school

Apple Ta-as 12/23/2014

Before pancakes, bacons and eggs  became regular breakfast favorites, puto and sikwate were the morning mainstays in dining tables in Cebuano homes. Puto to the uninitiated is sticky rice cooked in coconut milk which is wolfed down…

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