Halo Halo

That means "mix mix." It's a good description not only of this treat made of about 20 different things but also of Filipino cuisine in general. They've been influenced by the cultures of Asia, Spain and America and all three and more show up in their food. They do tend toward sweet things. One night they gave me popcorn with sugar on it! The most extreme thing I ate (with 200 youth cheering me on) was balut. Don't Google it if you're squeamish.

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