Halo-Halo: The Number One Filipino Dessert

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Ask any Filipino living abroad about the food they miss eating it would not be surprising to find Halo halo on top of each list.

This mouth-watering desserts main ingredients are: shaved ice, evaporated milk, sugar palm (kaong), kidney beans, nata de coco, sweet potato, a scoop of ice cream, leche flan, ube, grated coconut sport (macapuno), jackfruit,and tapioca (sago) and colored gelatin.

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Before you eat halo-halo, you need to mix all the ingredients first. Now the mixing takes skill you have to thrust your teaspoon in an up and down motion, and its important to be extra careful not to have spills on the sides of your glass.  Continue doing so until all the ingredients have been fully mixed.

For my non-Filipino readers, the word halo is actually a Filipino term which means to mix.

8 thoughts on “Halo-Halo: The Number One Filipino Dessert

  1. Rcel's Triz

    Huhuhu! I wanna cry looking at the photo, Ray! So drooling! I am one of those many many many souls out there who badly miss this thingy! Did you know that in Vegas, there is a Chowking but their halo-halo is still not as goooooood as those over there? :D

    Was here in behalf of Triz! :)


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