What Is Ube In English? (Answers)
UBE IN ENGLISH – The Philippines is home to several delicacies that almost all Filipinos love and recognize.
One of these delicacies is the “Ube”. Its leaves are in the shape of a heart and have a distinct purple color. In English, it is called “water yam” or “winged yam”.
The Ube is a very diverse ingredients and is used in a variety of foods ranging from ice cream, brownies, macarons, and many more.
Essentially, the ube is a bright purple sweet potato. Often times, it is boiled and mashed with condensed milk. Also, the ube is sometimes confused with Taro.
Ube is also a healthy root vegetable and has the traditional nutritional value you could find with a sweet potato. It has a high-level of antioxidants and other nutrients.
Popular foods in the Philippines that use ube included ube piyaya, ube cake, ube flavored ice cream, and even ube candy. Usually, when ordering halo-halo, the ice shaving is often topped with an ube flavored ice cream.
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