Category Archives: Quezon Province

Pahiyas Festival, Lucban, Quezon

Pahiyas Festival is one of the most interesting and colorful fiestas in the Philippines. Held every May 15th in Lucban, Quezon Province, Pahiyas Festival is a special time when the locals give thanks to their patron saint, San Isidro Labrador, patron saint of farmers.

Pahiyas Festival, Lucban, Quezon

During Pahiyas Festival Lucban folks adorn their houses with colorful ornaments, all made of farm produce: fruits and vegetables, rice grains, eggs, coconuts and kiping, a wafer made of rice, said to be influenced and was a rice version of the Mexican taco shell. Continue reading Pahiyas Festival, Lucban, Quezon

Delectable Fern Salad and Kulawo at Ugu Bigyan’s Garden

Ugu Bigyan Potter’s Garden in Lusacan, Tiaong, Quezon, is a two-part experience. The different forms of pottery displayed all over the place is a feast for the eyes, and the tasty meals are definitely a unique gastronomical delight.

Clam soup, fern salad, and the mouth-watering Kulawo, voted by our group as the best dish that day
Clam soup, fern (pako) salad, and the mouth-watering Kulawo, voted by our group as the best dish that day

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Ugu Bigyan Potter’s Garden

The place is not easy to find. There are no markers, no signs along the road. But people still strive to find this great, relaxing place in Tiaong, Quezon Province.

There’s good food, zen-like garden, and of course, pretty pottery items. It’s a long drive from Manila, but it’s worth it.

Occasionally, Ugu gives pottery and cooking lessons. It’s an ideal place for people wishing to de-stress on a weekend.

Ugu Bigyan Potter's Garden
It’s picture-perfect where ever you go


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