Ube Recipes

Toasted Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Rum & Ube Jam

Toasted Coconut Thumbprint Cookies with Rum & Ube Jam

I consider myself somewhat of a Christmas cookie connoisseur. Shortbread and gingerbread. Chocolate snowflakes and chocolate chips. Macarons and macaroons. Cookies in the shape of stockings and cookies in the shape of States. Those cookies with the
Rum & Ube Jam (Halayang Ube)

Rum & Ube Jam (Halayang Ube)

From cupcakes, to pancakes, to donuts, and even pop tarts, I’ve been known to experiment a time or two with Ube, the Filipino sweet purple yam. Despite my many Ube experiments and recipes over the years, I’ve never attempted to make Halayang
Ube Doughnuts with Coconut Milk Glaze (Purple Spudnuts)

Ube Doughnuts with Coconut Milk Glaze (Purple Spudnuts)

It’s been a while since I’ve messed around with Ube—the sweet Filipino purple yam used in many Filipino desserts. So when I came across this Spudnuts recipe in Saveur, I knew it’d be perfect for my next Ube recipe. Rather than
If Elvis Were Filipino…

If Elvis Were Filipino…

Everything I know about Elvis Presley, I learned from The Honky Tonk Man. Which is to say, I don’t really know anything about Elvis Presley. Spending many of my formative years watching professional wrestling has somewhat skewed my world view.
Homemade Ube Pop Tarts

Homemade Ube Pop Tarts

My childhood was not without its fair share of processed convenience foods. Seeing as both my parents worked, and worked often, the refrigerator and cupboards at our house were usually stocked with enough TV dinners, frozen pizza, frozen waffles,