Showing posts from April, 2018


Seda Abreeza, Davao's urban lifestyle hotel recently celebrated its 5th anniversary with full of activities and with the black and white themed anniversary party dubbed as "Soaring at 5."
Celebrating its milestone for five years now as the premier hotel destination in Davao City and still continues to bring the best feelings in the world to every guest who stays in the hotel whenever in the city. The soiree 5th anniversary party was also their annual showcase of good food, good music and entertainment, and get together. "Much of what we have achieved were a product of hardwork and teamwork but above all putting into heart that genuine Fillipino hospitality is what makes any hotel experience complete." Hotel General Manager Ken Kapulong shared.

What made the event more exciting were the performances from Siningtala Dance Company. Asia's Got Talent 2 runner up Neil Rey Garcia Llanes, Asia's Got Talent 1st runner up DMX Comvalenos and Muzicskool's Ga…

Olive Puentespina, the cheesemaker’s life and style

Her cheesemaking story started in Year 2000 with three goats, Marvin, Jolina and Rica, the
onset of Olive’s husband-veterinarian collection of ruminants. The number grew with each farm visit, and grew more as the goats bred. How does one earn from this hobby?

Olive bottled fresh goat’s milk to sell. It didn't click. Goat’s milk soap was out of the question since it used very little milk. How else can milk be preserved, asked the UPLB-graduate who worked at the university’s Dairy Training and Research Institute? Cheese. So started Olive Puentespina’s cheesemaking career.

She took lessons from a colleague, then from two Swiss cheese masters from Pontresina, Master’s classes in San Francisco, and so on. “My cheese journey—getting educated in dairying and cheese making— has brought me to the US, Mongolia, Canada, Switzerland, Italy. And with each travel, I learn more,” she shared.
In 2008, Olive officially started producing cheese under the Malagos Farmhouse brand. Sans advertising an…