tagayan ng lambanog sa quezon province

Tagayan sa Quezon Province

Drinking is an old age tradition here in the Philippines. Whether to cap the night off or a grand celebration, we, Filipinos drink. There’s even an old practice of coming into a community settlement while drinking and it’s the tagayan ritual in Quezon province. The tagayan ritual gathering is called “umpukan” where everyone is welcome, … Continue reading Tagayan sa Quezon Province

Flores de Mayo, Santacruzan, Pahiyas Festival, Agawan Festival, Mayohan Festival,

Festivals Born of Flores de Mayo

The merry month of May is dubbed as the Queen of Filipino Festivities. Well, to be brutally honest, my whole summer is one big staycation. But it doesn't mean there's nothing to do, actually, there’s more to do especially in the kitchen! Summertime brings in a lot of amazing produce that's suited for heirloom dishes … Continue reading Festivals Born of Flores de Mayo


Ouan’s the Farm Resort

Looking for a place to stay when in Lucena City? Check out Ouan's the Farm Resort. Ouan’s the Farm Resort is owned by Retired General Recaredo Sarmiento II, a.k.a “The Farmer General” . Together with his wife Lucy, they planted high-valued fruit bearing trees like, longkong (lanzones), rambutan and mango,not just at Ouan’s but also in a … Continue reading Ouan’s the Farm Resort