Also known as a purple yam, ube is more nutritious and delicious than other types of yams, and it grows faster too, making it a staple to in many countries like the Philippines.
Rich in vitamin E and calcium, this sweet-flavoured yam has a beautiful purple shade, and is primarily eaten in the same dishes and ways as potatoes. In the Philippines ube is often eaten boiled, baked, or as a sweetened pudding called ube halayá.
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