Halo-Halo: The perfect dessert to have this summer
The Filipino delicacy known as halo-halo has been around for generations. It is at its peak of popularity and consumption during the warm summer months. As the heat index climbs higher, the demand for cold beverages and foods also climbs higher.
In addition, you may get variations of this dessert in virtually all of the establishments that you go to. To gratify your need for a cool dessert on a hot summer day and to keep you from overheating.
When it comes to preparing our traditional Halo-Halo, we like to get creative; while we work on developing our own spin on the dish, we keep adding new components to the mix. Despite the fact that it is essentially shaved ice, it also contains a number of different ingredients, including sugar and creamy milk.
We, as Filipinos, come up with new variations of halo-halo and make them more unique so that they stand out from the other versions of the dessert that we have tried or seen. We put extra’s like jackfruit or avocado. In which I had seen and tried Halo-Halo blended with ube, and it was so amazing, I had it mixed with avocado.
What makes Halo-Halo extra Special?
The sweltering days of summer. It’s more fun to share a halo-halo with loved ones. It’s good to see everyone watch in delight as you pile on the shaved ice and special toppings in a large glass. Incorporating a rich milk makes it even more delicious as you and your loved ones enjoy every last bite. Halo-halo is the ideal Filipino summer dessert, with its vibrant array of ingredients and light, refreshing flavor.
During this time of the day, when you are likely to become dehydrated, indulging in a dessert that is both cold and creamy is the ideal way to pass the time with your companions. You not only get to enjoy the Halo-halo, but also the company of your family and friends who have brought it with them.
Not only is halo-halo jam-packed with ingredients, but also with enthusiasm when consumed with a group of people. So, try it now and refresh your mind during these hot summer days.
Nathalie Shien is a 4th year BUeño taking a degree in Journalism under the Department of Print and Broadcast Media at the College of Arts and Letters. She is a well motivated individual who finds writing as one of her favorite things to do. It is her past time hobby to write literary works such as poems, short stories and many more. Aside from this, she loves to talk with people, socialize with them as she saw that it is a great help to understand someone's story. Besides, her desire to become a great writer improved as she joined their school-based organization namely as Bicol Organization of Neo-Journalists (BONJour).