- From Tagalog, in which halo means mix. (Wiktionary)
“And for dessert try the halo-halo, a shaved-ice mixture with various toppings $5.50.”
“Enjoy a San Miguel Pale Pilsen with your seafood, and finish with the Philippine iconic dessert, halo-halo (Tagalog for "mix"), a super-sugary confection of shaved ice, flan, sweet beans, fruits and multicolored ice-cream, such as the deeply violet yam-flavored ice-cream.”
“This almost reminds me of a favorite dessert/snack we had in the Philippines called halo-halo ...”
“Short time sa motel, pata tim, lechong kawali, leche flang buo o sa halo-halo, may ube ice cream pa — yan ang mga nakahihiligan sa kama o papag, hapag o dulang, hanggang maduling sa kalandian at kabusugan.”
“That tall glass of the Filipinos 'favorite crushed-ice dessert known as halo-halo may look inviting in the searing summer heat, but it can be potentially deadly as well.”
“Rita and San Fernando jumbled with words like tocino, sisig and halo-halo; made a mental note to skip dinner; and signed up at the last minute.”
“It's like a junior version of halo-halo, served in a smaller sundae glass, with layers of baby coconut ice cream, cream sauce, tapioca and green gelatin innocuously flavored with pandanus leaf.”
“For dessert, thick leche flan ($3.25) and halo-halo ($5.50) topped with a scoop of purple ube ice cream are no-brainers, so I thought.”
“My boyfriend was really surprised when I said I have never heard of Razon's, so when I told him that I wanted halo-halo, he said he'd pop my Razon's halo-halo cherry the moment we reach Manila.”
“While the halo-halo may not look like much in pictures, but don't let its lack of color deceive you.”
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