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…

Batirol’s sweet taste of victory

Caryll Arcayan 11/03/2017

  THERE’S a purpose behind every dream. For Chocolate Queen Raquel Choa, her passion for chocolate became a pursuit to inspire others to value their dreams. From her grassroots of learning to make pure chocolate or tablea…

Women’s Month inspirations

Sofia Aliño Logarta 03/29/2017

Many features of this year’s Women’s Month celebrations will remain in my heart and mind. In the launching program hosted by the Cebu Provincial Women’s Commission, there was the the very inspiring story of Raquel T. Choa.…

The wonders of Cacao de Bola

Aissa A. Dela Cruz 01/07/2017

THE GIRL who grew up in the secluded mountains of Balamban planting cacao trees and learning the art of making pure “tablea” under the watchful eyes of her grandmother Nanay Nila has rightfully earned her the title…

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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