root word: halo (“mix”)

Haluhalo (“mix mix”) is the icy Philippine treat that’s a hodgepodge of ingredients.

According to the Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, this food item is spelled haluhalo, while the compound adjective is spelled halo-halo.

Masarap ang haluhalo.
Haluhalo is delicious.

halo-halong emosyon
mixed emotions

Ingredients for halu-halo: macapuno (mutant coconut), kaong (sugar palm), nata de coco (coco gel), saging na saba, yelo (ice), gatas (milk)


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