“Subtly sweet sticky rice wrapped in pale golden silag (buri) leaves, Santa Ignacia’s patupat is cooked by boiling it in sugarcane juice. A common sight in the public market, these along with local specialties such as kinalti, tupig, suman, inuruban, and other rice cakes make popular pasalubongs bought by the indulgent travelers.”
"Magic happens in Poblacion East with an enterprise transforming second hand wood and bamboo into little trinkets and souvenirs for homes, offices and gifts. Wood Inspirations does not only create memories from discardables, it also betters the lives farmers, women, and out of school of youth."
"Some patches of soil in Santa Ignacia have been found to be suitable for pottery. Local craftsman has mastered the art of making paso (planters, Traditional palayoks, dalikan (cooking stoves) and eventually, jars for indoor and outdoor aesthetics."
"In Barangay Baldios, Pascasio Pottery has set up another kiln with it batch upon batch of freshly fired ceramics of terra cotta clay. In the yard are many different varieties of plants and landscaping accessories the visiting gardener can lay his eyes on."