It’s summer time again for sure when you can’t stay but a minute outside and you are already sweating and sticky without doing anything more strenous than lifting a glass of iced tea. I’m loving it though. It gives me an excuse to come up with cooling treats like Halo-halo.

Halo-Halo is the Filipino version of the summertime ice treat. Halo-halo, which means mix-mix literally, has its various renditions in different countries: Ice kakang in Malaysia, Es Teler in Indonesia, Ruam Mit in Thailand, Three Bean Drink/Rainbow Ice in Vietnam, and of course don’t forget it’s simpler sister, the Italian ice.

There are a great many versions of halo-halo so I won’t put a recipe here, but here are more halo-halos on the web if you’re interested in making your own.

  • Razon’s Halo-halo – not a recipe but rather a review of one of the best places to get halo-halo. The girls and I tried this place at the Mall of Asia and loved it! It was simple but one of the best halo-halos we’ve ever tasted.
  • Halo-halo recipe from seasite
  • Market Manila Halo-Halo
  • Baby Rambutan’s Halo-HaloAs you may have noticed from the sampling of recipes for halo-halo, there isn’t a strict recipe for it, put what flavors you like and enjoy!

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    7 comments on “Halo-Halo
    1. JMom says:

      haha! sister evs, nag halo halo ka in winter? šŸ™‚ Mabalin sa met nga urnongem diay snow sakan to aramiden nga halo halo. Ditoy ket adda recipe da nga snow cream ti awag da. Ti usaren da ket diay fresh fallen snow nga naurnong ti nalinis nga container. mabalin. Paadesem to man agurnong next time nga agtennag manen ti snow dita ayan yo.

    2. evz says:

      awan la ti dika ipo post sis urayak la nagkuterter ti lammin imagine nakitak la dayta nga halo halo nagaramidakon ngem for sure saan nga snow dita paraangan mi a inusar ko adda ice shaver mi ngem yummy nagbayag to met nag ag summer koma met.

    3. febeth says:

      I miss halo halo, ice kachang is not that sweet and less fruits inside.Thanks for droppng by my blog.

      Can I use your recipes for cooking ?

    4. JMom says:

      hi thess! naku ha, nakakarami nga akong mag halo-halo since nag bakasyon sila. lol!!

      hi cheh! ah ako rin, hindi gagana pag matrabaho. I like easy recipes šŸ™‚ simple lang ginagawa ko tapos sa blender lahat.

    5. cheh says:

      me love halo halo,as well BUT syempre iba pa rin yung gawa sa atin noh?.Abroad am using vanilla or any unflavored ice cream instead of just plain ice.Mas ma nam nam sya! a bakla friend of mine suggested to use frozen milk but it didn’t work well with me matrabaho kasi lol

      tlc mami J!

    6. thess says:

      JMOM, pahingi naman!!

      buti ka pa may kids to enjoy halo-halo with…my husband’s not fond of it, hindi worth gawin for lone old moi *lungkot*

      drama ano? *hugs from Olandya*

    7. Anonymous says:

      my daughter had that yesterday.

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