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5 New Ways to Enjoy Local Greens

Eat more local greens using these five recipes you can easily make at home.
Finding new ways to enjoy local greens? Here are five homemade recipes by Lessie Galindo, a cosmetic chemist who loves to cook for her family in her spare time. In the Galindo household, local greens were always served at meal times. Lessie's ...

Meet The Next Big Thing in Dessert: Ube

Purple is the new black.
The moment every Filipino foodie has been waiting for has finally arrived. Food nerds from all over the world are beginning to take notice of the bright, brilliant flavors that we hold dear, one of the most exciting of which is the ...

Ube-Keso Trifle Recipe

Combine easy-to-find ingredients to make a lovely layered dessert.
Ube cake, cream cheese, macapuno, peanut brittle... What's not to love about this delicious layered dessert recipe? trifles make a beautiful dessert for any occasion. Whether its fruit, pound cake, orchocolate, the choices are endless. But for the ube-keso trifle recipe, combine easy-to-find ingredients to make ...

Ube Chips Recipe

Munch on homemade ube chips for merienda. They are easy to make!
Ube, or purple yam, is an internationally-loved Filipino ingredient. This ube chips recipe is simple and straightforward—not to mention delicious!  ...

Ube Macapuno Cake Recipe

The cake starts with a basic ube base, then sweetened macapuno strips in the filling and topping.
This ube macapuno cake will surely impress guests. The cake starts with a basic ube base, then sweetened macapuno strips in the filling and topping. It takes less than an hour to make and is sure to grab attention as the dinner ...

Sticky Rice in Ube-Coconut Sauce Recipe

Ube makes the classic sticky rice creamier and more colorful!
Ube makes the classic sticky rice creamier and more colorful! ...

Ube Cheesecake Recipe

Ube and cheese is an unbeatable pair. This time, they come together in petite purple cakes.
Ube and cheese is an unbeatable pair! This cheesecake recipe uses ube flavors and it comes in fun, petite purple cakes. ...

Ube Halaya Recipe (Purple Yam Jam)

This local jam is also used in Filipino delicacies such as halo-halo.
Ube halaya, also known as ube jam, is a Filipino dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam, milk, and butter. There are various ways to prepare this creamy dessert but this recipe is the simplest and easiest to follow. It is ...

Cheese and Ube Cassava Cake Recipe

Remember to bake your cassava cake in the oven to achieve that nice golden brown crust!
This recipe uses a mix of fresh ube and ready-made ube halaya, and this play on the classic kakanin is completed by macapuno strips and a crunchy cheesy topping. Remember to bake your cassava cake in the oven to achieve that nice ...

WATCH: 3 Ways to Use Ube

Everyone's favorite Pinoy purple jam take center stage in these three easy recipes!
The bright, purple ube jam is a Filipino dessert favorite that can be enjoyed on its own or as a colorful and delicious ingredient in these 3 easy, no-bake desserts. Ube-Banana TuronUbe-Ensaymada Pudding ...

Food Trends That We're Munching On This Week

Have you tried these food trends in Manila yet?
These delicious food trends are taking over Manila! Learn how to make dishes in your own kitchen with these trendy ingredients, or find out where to get your hands on the latest sweet and savory food bites in town. 1  Everything ube. Food blogger ...

WATCH: Sneak Peek of Yummy's 50 Favorite Desserts 2016

It's all about sweet somethings this October!
Check out our annual list of 50 favorite desserts in the October issue of Yummy magazine.  ...

Tracking the Trend: When Did Ube Become an International Favorite?

Step inside the world of sweet, sticky, purple ube.
We’ve seen it in our meals, in our cakes, and in our kakanin. It was probably one of the first ingredients you tried as a kid, and have been eating it ever since. It will most likely be on your dinner table this ...

INFOGRAPHIC: Tracking the Ube Trend

Haven't you heard? Purple is the new black!
A Filipino staple and favorite, ube, or purple yam, has been one of the biggest dessert trends of the year. Appearing in favorites like cheesecake, ice cream, and milkshakes all over the world, ube has easily taken over social media with its bright purple ...

Food Trends That Filled Our Bellies in 2016

Trends come and go, but which ones are keepers? We’re listing down the food trends we fell in love with this year!
As a new year approaches and this one comes to a close, it can be said that 2016 was definitely one crazy whirlwind of a year.Despite its many changes, ups and downs, what thankfully remained constant was, of course, food. But what ...

Have You Tried These Ube and Matcha-Flavored Pastries?

These ube and matcha pastries are for adventurous eaters!
Kouign amann (pronounced kween aman), the puff pastry’s extra-buttery and extra-sugary cousin, is every dessert-lover’s dream: layers and layers of light and fluffy pastry, loads of butter in every bite, and caramelized sugar that gives kouign amann its distinct crunch.Adventurous eaters need ...

Ube Bibingka Recipe

Give bibingka, a classic Filipino rice cake, a pop of color and flavor!
Bibingka is a classic Filipino rice cake, often served with slices of salted duck egg, grated coconut, and butter. Give bibingka a pop of color and flavor by adding some ube into the mix! ...

Ginataang Halo-Halo (Ginataang Bilo-Bilo) Recipe

Bring back childhood memories with this comforting bowl.
This Filipino merienda treat is made with glutinous rice flour balls, sweet potatoes, fruits, and ube. ...

Ice Cream Flavors Worth Trying: Leche Flan, Bicol Express, and More

These ice cream flavors are local favorites!
Some scoops of ice cream are just really, really worth the brain freeze. These ice cream-makers go above and beyond by getting creative with local flavors and ingredients—we spotted leche flan, Bicol express, and calamansi! 1  Leche FlanManila Creamery is known for their funky ...

Coconut Ube Ice Cream Recipe

You can make creamy ice cream without a machine!
This hand-churned ice cream recipe is made with all-natural ingredients and is suitable for lactose-intolerant folks. ...
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