Friday, August 3, 2012

Think Global, Drink Local

Butuan offers the best drinks produced by communities making advantage of the local ingredients thereby supporting local agriculture. In Butuan, more traditional wine-producing women organizations and cooperatives have developed their own local taste. Most of these local varieties are export quality.
Whether you’re looking to discover the beauty of Caraga and historical sites of Butuan City, never to be missed is the tasting of local wines like, mango wine, guyabano wine, macopa wine, jackfruit wine, tambis wine to name a few and pair it with local foods.
People who travel typically want to immerse themselves in as many different aspects of that area as possible, and wine is one way to do that,” says Travel + Leisure wine editor, Bruce Schoenfeld. So, when it comes to wine, choosing a locally produced bottle not only satisfy your taste of world class wine but you're helping developed its local culture

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Bendita "Lukay"

April 1 is the first day of the Holy Week and Christendom traditionally celebrate the Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion.

Elders weaving lukay (young coconut leaf) shaped into a cross, people brings palaspas or 'lukay' to be blessed by the priests.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Pan de Lechon

LECHON is the popular choice for any large gathering, it's the main attraction featured during fiesta's, Christmas holidays, Birthday,baptism, wedding, graduation, victory party. Now, people visiting Butuan made a dash not to a lechonero to order lechon but to a bakery to buy 'Pan de Lechon'

It's a best seller!

Monday, January 23, 2012

Homemade Bottled Fish in Corn Oil

Cooking is Butuanon's passion. Fish is abundant in Butuan and those in food business have ventured into producing quality homemade bottled fish that offers health benefits as people nowadays wants to live a healthy lifestyle. These products is rich in Omega 3 with no preservatives and available in Pasalubong Center

Friday, January 20, 2012

Coconut Sugar, Healthy Option

Proudly made in Butuan,The benefits of Coconut Sugar keep rolling in! Not only is it easy to substitute normal sugar for, it is quickly becoming considered one of the safest, healthiest, and easy to use natural sugars.

Coconut sugar is becoming well-known as a low-GI alternative to normal table sugar. This means that it releases energy more slowly into the body, resulting in less of a "sugar rush" and helping to keep the appetite under control.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

2012 Kahimunan Champion

The Kahimunan Grand Parade kicked off Sunday at exactly 1PM along JC Aquino avenue with a total of 5 contingents within barangay Libertad competing for the top prize in the amount of P50,000.

Contingent No. 4, the Libertad National High School is this year's Grand Kahimunan Champion and got all minor awards namely, Best in Street Dancing, Best in Costume and Best in Musicality

2nd place - #2 Purok 3 and 3A of Libertad

3rd place - #3 Libertad Central Elementary School

consolation prize: #5 Dumalagan
#1 Purok 4

Higante Competition
1st prize - #2 Purok 2
2nd prize - #1 Libertad Pedicab Operator-Drivers Association
3rd prize - #3

Thursday, January 12, 2012

It's More Fun in Butuan for Kahimunan Festival 2012

Due to budget cuts from 1M to 500k, Barangay Libertad decided to limit contingents from within the barangay in this year's Kahimunan Festival.

Barangay Captain Vincent Rizal Rosario announced, all has been set for January 15 street dancing parade and showdown to be held at the City Sports Complex to begin at 1 o'clock in the afternoon.

Five (5) dance contingents have signed up this year to compete for P50k prize for Jan 15 Grand Kahimunan Festival namely: Libertad Central Elem School, Libertad National High Scool, Dumalagan, Women's Federation of Libertad and joint team of Purok 3 & 3A.

Meanwhile,FSUU, BCSAT, ANHS & AMA as previous winners will also participate during the street dancing parade to add color and festivities.