Saturday, May 3, 2014

GINATAANG HALO-HALO





It is an old Filipino family tradition to cook Ginataang Halo-halo to welcome a newly-born baby. The coconut milk signifies increasing prosperity. The little sago pearls and bilo-bilo (rice balls) signify coins or money flowing in for the family. Well, no harm in following tradition! So last week I was busy preparing this delicious favorite afternoon snack to welcome the arrival of my newly-born third apo (grandchild)-- charming little baby Chintamoni dasi...