Ube Ice Cream Is The Flavor Of Summer 2019, But Here’s What Filipinx Folks Want You To Know — Bustle

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— by Christine Bumatay: In Southeast Asia, in the archipelago of 7,641 islands that comprise the Philippines, a lush foodie paradise is found. Here, coconuts, mangoes, and okra are harvested in abundance, as well as lanzones, rambutan, durian, and a serious contender for the flavor of summer 2019: ube. There is an unmistakable Filipino sense when you say the word ube. It is a root crop that everyday Filipinx people eat; it can also be found on vines as tall as century-old mango trees. The buttery-sweet taste is incomparable to those found in other cuisines…

July 2, 2019

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