Ube

Hopia Ube Dice

Hopia Ube Dice is a type of Filipino Bakpia filled with purple yam called ube then shaped into dice, usually cooked in a lightly greased flat pan over stove top. Hopia is one of the favourite snacks in the Philippines where traditionally it is made with flaky pastry filled with...

9 Lumpia Fillings you need to Try

During the last few months I had seen many lumpia flavours popping in and out of my Instagram feed and I wondered why don’t I make my own creation and share it with you guys. Basically any filling can be stuffed in that addictive crispy deep-fried shell, so you are...

16 Delicious Ube Recipes that will make you crave for Ube

16 Delicious Ube Recipes that will make you crave for Ube

All you will see in this list is purple and yes, they come natural from a root crop popularly used in the Filipino cuisine, the ube. This purple yam will change your perception around yams, specially this variant, which is very versatile, it can be used in many different ways...

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Ube Milk Tea

Ube Milk Tea is a Filipino version of the Taiwanese bubble tea drink prepared with ube jam/halaya infused black tea served with tapioca balls Do I need to say more? I guess this is the most Pinoy milk tea ever the Ube Milk Tea. Prepared with ube jam/halaya infused black...

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Ube Pandesal

Can’t get enough of ube? We had seen this humble Filipino root crop become really popular nowadays. Filipinos all over the world try to incorporate this purple wonder in many things like sinigang, pancake, empanadas, macaroons and doughnuts to name some, while I tried most of them there is one...

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Ube Loaf

I always love the Asian Red Bean swirl loaf, picking those sections where the red bean paste are is a part of the trill in eating them. It is like getting those crispy bits on a fried fish, hunting for that pork fat on pork and beans or going for...

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Sinigang sa Ube

Sinigang sa Ube as the name suggest is a type of sinigang where ube is used instead of the usual taro, this then changes the soups colour to have a purple tint and adding a funny but good texture of ube to the dish making it slightly creamy and tones...

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Ube Mamon

Ube Mamon is a type of mini sponge cake made eggs and ube, a combination of two Filipino merienda favourites, the ube and mamon. Ube Mamon is a type of mini sponge cake made eggs and ube, a combination of two Filipino merienda favourites, the ube and mamon. Ube for...

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Copycat KC Turon

Copycat KC Turon is a type of turon popularized by Kanin Club and is prepared with saba banana, ube halaya, sweetened red bean and macapuno. Honestly when I go to Philippines for a vacation Kanin Club is one of the first places that I will try, they brighten and give...

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Ube Cassava Cake

Ube Cassava Cake is a type of kakanin in the Philippines made out of ube (purple yam) and cassava (tapioca) baked with coconut milk and sugar. I have some leftover ube and cassava in the freezer and was thinking what to do with them, initially I was thinking of making two...