Ube Pound Cake (Purple Yam)

During this time of year, we start getting excited about the holiday season. We start dusting those well-kept Christmas decorations and with a jolly heart, adorn our homes with festive trinkets. The feel of a decorated room instantly changes, like a magnet that attracts a positive and happy vibe.  Gatherings with family and friends seem …

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Ube Champorado (Sweet Rice Porridge With Purple Yam)

It was about 5 or so years ago when I first tried making this purple-hued porridge. I made it once before but totally forgot to make it again, until recently. When my little one and I were at the international aisle of our local supermarket, he just blurted “Champorado” while pointing at a boxed champorado …

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Ube Cheese Pandesal

Ube Cheese Pandesal 3 (1)

The good ol’ pandesal has come a long way from its humble beginnings. Nowadays, we see different flavors and colors. And, at the rate it’s going, I wouldn’t be surprised if more twists and variations will come out. From sweet to savory, the possibilities are limited only by one’s creativity. But, whatever twist or flavor …

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Simple Ube Macapuno Ice Cream (No Churn)

ube macapuno ice cream

For me, Ube and Macapuno are two flavors that have a perfect marriage. Sure, they can both stand alone but the two of them together is like a powerhouse! They just compliment each other so well that I crave it in food like cake and ice cream. But if you only want either Ube or …

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Ube Cheese Roll – Certified Kid Favorite

The biggest “bread monster” in our household is my 4 year old. Since I know what he likes (and don’t like), I make these ube cheese rolls keeping in mind what he’ll eat and what other nutrients his tiny body needs. When I made this the first time, he ate about 6 rolls that day! …

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Ube Halaya (Purple Yam)

Halayang Ube (Purple Yam)

Filipinos love Ube! Be it in kakanin, bread or dessert. There’s something so comforting in this purple-hued root vegetable. By itself, it doesn’t really have much taste.

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