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.
Tablea tsokolate is the ultimate Filipino hot chocolate. This creamy drink is made from tablea, has a rich chocolate taste and topped with froth.
You would hardly find any trace of Food for the Gods anywhere in the Philippines from January to November. But for some unknown reason, the classic and chewy treat always finds its way to the list of food gifts for Christmas and New Year.