This Remixed Christmas Carol Is Getting Pinoys Pumped To Cook For The Holidays

The food-themed holiday song is a result of a collab between ketchup fans and an AI!

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This Remixed Christmas Carol Is Getting Pinoys Pumped To Cook For The Holidays
Photo by @elixeeeeer, @chubbyguymnl.

Cooking for the holidays is a tough gig. That’s why experienced cooks keep a trick or two up their sleeves to make this busy season fun. For example, some play holiday bops on loop as these help get them into a merrymaking mood.

In fact, we found some food fans cooking with a very peculiar holiday song in the background — one that’s generated by an AI!

An AI-generated Christmas carol?

For the past couple of years, artificial intelligence has been used to make hilarious movie scripts and eerily legit-looking artwork. And now, thanks to Heinz Philippines, an AI successfully created a funky mashup of a popular Christmas song!

How did it happen? Back in November, Heinz Philippines posted a couple of social media surveys to ask its fans which Christmas carol and food-and-ketchup pairings are their favorites. Then, the ketchup brand "fed" everyone’s comments to an AI program and let it do its thing.

The result: the Heinz Ketchup Carol! This fun holiday- and food-themed song will lift your mood and get you cooking, just like how it did for these food fans!

@elixeeeeer

Want to try making Filipino-style meatloaf from scratch for your family's Noche Buena? Cop Elixer Javier’s recipe while jamming to this crazy carol!

@elixeeeeer Hardinera is a classic Quezon dish that will make our Christmas extra special. Helping me out for this dish is Heinz Tomato Ketchup as part of the ingredient and as a dip. RECIPE: For boiling the meat: 1/2 kg pork (laman) 4-5 stalks onion leaks 3 cloves garlic whole 1 tbsp tomato paste 2 tbsp Heinz Tomato Ketchup For the Hardinera mixture: 5-6 cloves minced garlic chopped onion or leaks (white part) Chopped pork 1 medium carrot 1 can chopped meat loaf 1 pc chopped jumbo hotdog (or 2 regular sized hotdods) 3 tbsp green peas 3 tbsp raisins 2 cups meat stock 1 tbsp tomato paste 3 tbsp Heinz Tomato Ketchup 1/2 can liver spread 1 pinch black pepper 2 pinch salt 1/2 cup pineapple tidbits 1 tbsp chopped pickle relish 1 cup bread crumbs 1/4 bar cheese 4 medium sized beaten eggs For the Hardinera setup: 1 llanera 1 whole egg (sliced into 2) 1 whole pineapple slice sliced carrots parsley #fyp #ketchupcarols #heinz #foryoupage #foodtiktok #tiktokph #foodtok #foodtok #foodieph #foodiephilippines #elixer @Heinz Philippines ? original sound - Heinz Philippines

@crucru_katchoo

Alonzo "Cru" Cruel's sardonic wit will have you laughing and learning recipes at the same time! Learn how he makes holiday lumpiang Shanghai.

@crucru_katchoo Have a special Rock 'n' Roll Christmas with these Cheesy Lumpiang Shanghai best enjoyed with @heinzphilippines Tomato Ketchup! #fyp #Heinz #ketchupcarols #lumpia #lumpiangshanghai #eatschristmas #FoodieTokPh #christmasfood #foodieph #easyrecipe ? original sound - Heinz Philippines

@chubbyguymnl

Inihaw stans, Chubby Guy Manila has a recipe for you! Check out this food fan’s version of barbecue liempo and recreate it for your Christmas Eve feast.

@chubbyguymnl Gawing mas special ang handaan with BBQ Liempo using @HeinzPhilippines Tomato Ketchup! #Heinz #KetchupCarols #PHoodTour #FoodReviewPH #FoodtripPH #SupportLocal #FoodiePH #FoodietokPH ? original sound - Chubby Guy MNL

@catchthefoodie

Air-frying is trending nowadays since it uses less oil than traditional deep-frying. Learn how to air-fry chicken and fries from Catch the Foodie — just in time for the holidays!

@catchthefoodie Air-Fried Chicken and Fries recipe with @heinzphilippines! #Heinz #KetchupCarols #foodieph #eatschristmas ? original sound - Heinz Philippines

@hbocmp

Aside from discovering hidden food gems on Nani Ocampo’s TikTok and IG, you’ll be watching how he makes his mouthwatering recipes, too. Check out this amazing twist on sisig!

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Share your own holiday recipes with your fellow food fans! Take a video of yourself preparing your unique holiday dish and loop the Heinz Ketchup Carol in the background. Post it on your social media so everyone can learn from you, too!

Learn more by following Heinz Philippines on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.

This article was created by Summit StoryLabs in partnership with HEINZ.
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