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A bowl of Halo-halo
Course Dessert
Place of origin Philippines
Region or state Philippines
Main ingredients Shaved ice, milk, various fruits

Halo-halo (Tagalog: , "mixed together") is a popular Filipino dessert with mixtures of shaved ice and evaporated milk to which are added various boiled sweet beans, jello and fruits. It is served in a tall glass or bowl.

Ingredients include boiled kidney beans, garbanzos, sugar palm fruit (kaong), coconut sport (macapuno), and plantains caramelized in sugar, jackfruit (langkâ), gulaman, tapioca, nata de coco, sweet potato (kamote), cheese, pounded crushed young rice (pinipig). In terms of arrangement, most of the ingredients (fruits, beans, and other sweets) are first placed inside the tall glass, followed by the shaved ice. This is then sprinkled with sugar, and topped with either (or a combination of) leche flan, purple yam (ubeng pula), or ice cream. Evaporated milk is poured into the mixture upon serving.

In popular culture

Halo-halo was featured as a Quickfire Challenge dish in the seventh episode of the [1]

Halo-halo was featured in an episode of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown when its host Anthony Bourdain visited a Jollibee branch in Los Angeles. Bourdain praised the dessert and even posted a photo of Jollibee’s halo-halo on his Twitter account, which he described as "oddly beautiful."[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ "The Restaurant". Retrieved 2014-06-09. 
  2. ^ Flores, Helen. "Jollibee in LA gets thumbs up".  
  3. ^ "Anthony Bourdain tries Jollibee halo-halo".  

External links

  • Halo-halo
  • Halo-Halo: Business & Recipe for Success
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