Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Alphabe-Thursday - H

HOPIA -  is a popular Filipino bean filled pastry originally introduced by Fujianese immigrants in urban centres of the Philippines around the start of the American civil occupation. It is a widely-available inexpensive treat and a favoured gift for friends and relatives. source: Wikipedia


                                                  a blue HEART made of candy cane

                                                                 a colorful HOUSE

                                           HALO-HALO is a popular Filipino dessert that is a mixture of shaved ice and evaporated milk to which are added various boiled sweet beans and fruits, and served in a tall glass or bowl.
Ingredients include boiled kidney beansgarbanzossugar palm fruit (kaong), coconut sport (macapuno), and plantains caramelized in sugar, jackfruit (langkâ), gulamantapioca or sagonata de cocosweet potato (kamote), pounded crushed young rice (pinipig). In terms of arrangement, most of the ingredients (fruits, beans, and other sweets) are first placed inside the tall glass, followed by the shaved ice. This is then sprinkled with sugar, and topped with either (or a combination of) leche flanpurple yam (ube halaya), or ice creamEvaporated milk is poured into the mixture upon serving.
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10 comments:

Rocky Mountain Woman said...

Lovely "H' post, I love the colorful house!

Barbara F. said...

Great "H" post! I am visiting from Alphabe-Thursday. xo

Vicki/Jake said...

This was a fun post to read. I work with some ladies from the Philippines and just this year was introduced to Halo Halo..and love it! Please go visit the link on my post this week....

anitamombanita said...

I had a filipina roomie for a little bit...she was always making sweet sweet desserts. And that house...WOW..crazy colorful!! Fun post!

Actually Mummy said...

Love the colourfulness of all of it - great house!

Karen S. said...

Oh they look so yummy, and I'd love to eat the entire plate in that really cool house!

Judie said...

I like the last one! I LOVE jackfruit! Where I live, no one has ever heard of it!

Andy said...

Hello.
Interesting post.
Nice photos.
Thanks for sharing.

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Jenny said...

Wow. Two new foods i've never heard of. Actually both look delicious to me!

And that house...oh, I would so love to see inside it.

Thanks for a fun hop for the letter H.

I enjoyed visiting you today!

A+

Jenny said...

PS. I forgot to tell you I love this background.

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