General Santos City: Buko Halo Halo
On our way to Lake Sebu, we stopped to try the famed Apareja Buko Halo Halo. It is a perfect blend of corn, nata, kaong, banana, sweet potato, tapioca, buko juice, leche flan and of course, ube ice cream. They serve the juice of the coconut instead of water - great palate cleanser between bites.
Currently in the Philippines...
I’ll be posting more tasty eats soon. In the meantime, have a look at the three cookbooks I just purchased yesterday. Memories of Philippine Kitchens by Romy Dorotan and Amy Besa, Kulinarya by Glenda Rosales , and Linamnam by Claude Tayag and Mary Ann Quioc. Why these 3 books? They are arguably the best in terms of describing Filipino cuisine - its history and diversity -as described...