‘Halo Halo’ Filipino’s Fave Dessert

'Halo Halo' Filipino's Fave Dessert

Halo-halo is derived from the Filipino word “halo” – meaning “mix.” The popular Pinoy dessert is a colorful medley of ingredients placed in a tall glass or wide bowl then topped with shaved or crushed ice, leche flan (caramel custard flan), ube halaya (sweet purple yam), sweetened saba (banana plantain), langka (jackfruit strips), macapuno (coconut sport strips), nata de coco, kaong (sugar palm seed), pinipig (roasted popped rice), sweet potato, garbanzos (chick peas), sago (tapioca), gulaman (jelly), evaporated milk, white sugar and a scoop of ice-cream. You simply mix all the sweet components together and enjoy every spoonful.

Give yourself a mouthful of sweet surprises.