Whether you’re getting this delightful treat from your favorite resto or from a makeshift stall in your neighborhood, the classic Pinoy dessert Halo-Halo never fails to cool us down every summer.
Derived from the Filipino word “halo” which means “to mix”, this popular Pinoy treat has truly become a big part of the Filipino food experience. While we’ve always been proud of the halo-halo, how much do we really know about this cool snack? Here are some facts about the iced confection you might not know about!
1. “Japanese origins of the Philippine ‘halo-halo’” (2012), Ambeth Ocampo for the Philippine Daily Inquirer
2. “Halo-halo, atbp: Filipino words make it to Oxford Dictionary” (2015), Thea Alberto-Masakayan for ABS-CBNnews.com