For a self-professed rice lover, a creamy, ice-cold rice-based drink like horchata works like Pavlov’s bells on me. I love rice. There really is no other way to describe my fondness for rice but in the most glowing terms. So you can imagine my excitement when I first came across…
Ginataang bilo-bilo is a common merienda (snack) in the Philippines. It is also known as ginataang halo-halo (don’t you just love reduplication in the Filipino language?). I’ve seen this sold on the sidewalks in little plastic cups and served in local eateries.