WATCH: All The Ube Desserts You Can Make

There's bound to be one that you'll love.
Ube (purple yam) is a root vegetable that is widely used in the Philippines. It's an essential ingredient in Filipino cuisine, eaten as is when turned into a creamy, sweet jam (halaya) or usually added to desserts such as halo-halo, rice cakes such as puto, or ...

Ube Halaya Is the Secret Ingredient to These Gorgeously Purple Muffins and Cheesecakes

These ube desserts are big on flavor.
Ube, known for its strikingly bright purple color, is also known for its delicious flavor. It’s a Filipino ingredient that can be used on anything from muffins, to pancakes, to champorado. Keep a bottle of ube halaya in your pantry (it is ...

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. ...

Ube-Banana Fried Burrito Recipe

The traditional turon recipe gets a Mexican makeover by using tortillas in instead of spring roll wrappers!
This ube-banana fried burrito recipe is a twist on the Filipino favorite, turon. For an extra indulgent treat, serve these with a dipping sauce of melted chocolate spiked with chili powder. ...

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 ...
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