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Here’s How Americans React After Tasting Filipino Halo-Halo

AMERICAN – Here’s the video of Americans in New York City tasting the Filipino dessert ‘halo-halo’ for the first time.

Filipino’s favorite shaved ice dessert ‘halo-halo’ is the top-selling food during the summer. It’s a concoction of evaporated milk, crushed ice, and various ingredients like coconut strips, gulaman, sweetened bean, ube, banana, and jackfruit among others.

Lots of foreigners are among the people who are obsessed with the Pinoy dessert. Even the South Korean all-girl group Momoland confessed that they intrigued by the taste of the famous Filipino dessert.

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The Youtube vlogger Xiamanyc recently featured the ‘halo-halo’ on his vlog. He previously let his fellow Americans choose the best Pinoy chips brand and pick the most gorgeous Filipina celebrity.

In his latest vlog, he bought several cups of ‘halo-halo’ made by ‘Kabesera Café,’ a Pinoy food shop in the US. The video garnered 737,158 views and 4,224 comments as of this writing.

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In the description of the video, he said he aimed to spread a small piece of the Filipino culture in New York City. He offered the ‘halo-halo’ to several Americans at the Washington Square Park and asked for their reaction. Most of them loved the Filipino dessert but there are also some who are not very satisfied with the taste.

Watch the video below:

Lots of Filipinos netizens cringe after watching the video because some of the Americans didn’t mix it before eating it. Here are some of their comments on the video:

@EmaneX Payonga: “Filipino cringing when Americans not mixing the Halo-halo”

@J to the Rome: “Breaks my heart coz they’re not mixing it when the exact translation of HALO HALO is Mixed Mix”

@Myles MT: “I’m having an anxiety watching them eat it without mixing it first.”

@Arnan Ecle: “Xioma gongshi, it should be mix before you dig in. That’s “halo-halo” means, mix, man. Mix”

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