Definitions

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  • n. A popular Philippine dessert consisting of a mixture of shaved ice and milk with various boiled sweet beans and fruits, served cold in a tall glass or bowl.

Etymologies

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From Tagalog, in which halo means mix.

Examples

  • And for dessert try the halo-halo, a shaved-ice mixture with various toppings $5.50.

    Filipino on First

  • 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.

    Manila

  • This almost reminds me of a favorite dessert/snack we had in the Philippines called halo-halo ...

    My Ambrosia

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • 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.

    Elections - fresh news by plazoo.com

  • 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.

    Home

  • 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.

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  • 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.

    Starbulletin Headlines

  • 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.

    Pinoy Food & Other Cuisine :: Food PhotoBlog and Events

  • While the halo-halo may not look like much in pictures, but don't let its lack of color deceive you.

    Pinoy Food & Other Cuisine :: Food PhotoBlog and Events

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