The stars of the hit Netflix series, You, Penn Badgley and Shay Mitchell got to taste a giant bowl of halo-halo during their stay in Manila. As seen in Shay’s Instagram story, she proudly introduced this crowd-favorite Filipino dessert to Penn.
“Penn so this is halo-halo, it’s a Filipino dessert, basically shaved ice with condensed milk but I have never seen anything that big I mean look, so enjoy!” Shay told Penn.
The dessert’s enormous size from Manila Peninsula got Penn excited to dig into the bowl.
With halo-halo, being an all-time Filipino favorite dessert, he surely loved this day cooler layered with lots of complementing sweets. During their stay here in Manila, the Hollywood stars also tried another Filipino dessert, turon.
Now imagine these two desserts combined together, you’ll have yourself an ultimate merienda favorite: Halo-Halo Turon. Saging saba, ube jam, macapuno strings, red beans, and langka rolled all together in a lumpia wrapper then deep-fried. Penn and Shay would surely love this Filipino dessert duo which will get their sweet cravings be fixed!