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Ube Ice Cream served at Atmosphere Resort in Dumaguete Philippines

Did you hear about the Ube doughnuts in Brooklyn that cost a staggering $1,000 a dozen and wondered what that purple thing tastes like? Well here in the Philippines, they’re everywhere… Pronounced as Ooh-beh and commonly known as purple yam, this gem-like root crop in color purple originated in Asian tropics and is of course very popular here in the Philippines. Similar to sweet potato, taro and yucca, it is not even considered an exotic ingredient, for it can be easily planted and found around the area and you will see piles of it roadside, together with the potato and …

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