Atching Lillian’s Heirloom Recipes

Finally! We have been waiting for this book for 7 years. We are thankful to the Center for Kapampangan Studies for publishing this book not just for Atching Lillian and the Kapampangans but also for the Filipino People trying to find the identity of Philippine Cuisine. This book is a must buy and her dishes are a must-try.

TravelTales is very grateful for Atching Lillian’s love for cooking and dedcation to promote and uplift Philippine Cuisine through her cooking and family heirloom recipes. We are so proud of having you as part of the Viajeng Cusinang Matua for the past 4 and a half years. We are looking forward to more years of good food and interesting stories from you!

Have you tried these Kapampangan folk dishes? “lagat tucud-banua,” “sabo bulung bonifacio,” “bangus sasmuan,” “zarzuela ning malat,” “bulanglang itu,” “sabo banging nasi,” “bobotung asan,” “talunan manuc,” “paksing demonyu,” “sabo tacsyapu na,” “tinolang tugak,” “kapeng gugulisak,” etc.? Their recipes are all in the latest publication of the Center for Kapampangan Studies: “Atching Lillian’s Heirloom Recipes: Romancing the Past through Traditional Calutung Capampangan” to be launched Dec. 7 at Cafe Juan, Holy Angel University. The book is authored by noted Kapampangan culinary expert Lillian Mercado-Lising Borromeo and edited by CKS researcher Joel Mallari.


Viajeng Cusinang Matua goes to the Duman Festival!

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“TARA NA SA NORTE!” Tourism Fair goes to Manila!

Thinking of another great way to spend that next vacation? The 4th Tara Na Sa Norte, an outdoor travel fair traditionally held along the Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX), will be brought to Manila on July 8-10, 2011 at Robinsons Place Manila.

All Roads Lead to North Philippines
With the opening of world-class expressways such as the NLEX and the SCTEX, traveling to top tourist destinations in North and Central Luzon has become more convenient and accessible to travelers coming from the different cities and provinces. The 4th Tara Na Sa Norte Travel Fair showcases the tourism potentials of North Philippines as the emerging tourist destination for nature and sports adventure, cultural heritage, culinary, and the arts.

LOW Season! LOW Prices on Special Tour Packages!
The 3-day tourism fair is expected to gather over 50 of the top sellers and exhibitors from the North Philippines. LOW season tour packages and airfares plus other special deals await those who will be visiting their booths during the event weekend.

Participating sellers and exhibitors include Hotel Elizabeth, The Manor, Wellness Zone, Skynet Travel, Royal Northwoods, Camaya Coast, Pampanga’s Best, Sky Pasada, Puerto del Sol, Afro Asian Travel, Holiday Inn Clark, Fontana Leisure Park, Clark Devt. Corp, La Union Tourism, Wintrex Travel, Hotel Vida, DMIA, Meteor Tours, Travel Factor, SEAIR, Cebu Pacific, Candaba Tourism, Vigan Tourism, SA Tours, SBMA, Pampanga Tourism, DOT, TIEZA.

Fair for ALL!
Aside from great deals and low prices, visitors will have a chance to win special gift items through raffle draws, and be entertained by the cultural presentations of different destination groups. A wellness experience on “Hilot” will also be offered FREE to the public by Phil. Wellness Association of Spa Guru, Jomar Fleras.
Tara sa Norte Travel Fair 2011 is organized by the Manila North Tollways Corporation in cooperation with North Philippines Visitors Bureau and Robinsons Malls. It is supported by the Department of Tourism, TIEZA, Clark Development Corporation, SBMA, Dizitab, Smart, McDonalds, Victory Liner, Team Philippines and SKAL International.