Tagged: ubi

05
Feb
2020

Violet sweetness: Ubi’s full potentials uncovered

In the provinces, “ubi” or purple yam is consumed as boiled root crop and as an ingredient to local dishes and sweets. Today, this root crop is also gaining popularity as flavoring and ingredient to a wide array of food products – from ice cream to cakes to candies to...

26
Dec
2019

Bignay, kalumpit and ubi are high in antioxidant – study

Bignay, kalumpit and ubi are high in antioxidant – study by Dondon Carlo P. Lejano Fifteen fruits and vegetables which were initially supposed to be high in antioxidant activity were subjected to evaluation through a study titled, “Antioxidant Potential and Components of Philippine Vegetables and Fruits” which was funded by...

18
Dec
2019

Ubi Powder Business

Yam (Discolorea alata L.) commonly known as ubi is a main ingredient to the processed ubi powder. With about 300-600 species, this promising rootcrop grows abundantly in Central Visayas, Northern Mindanao, CARAGA, CAR and some parts in Luzon. This rootcrop is traditionally planted in March to June and harvested from...

02
Dec
2014

Pasta Made from Root Crops

Several root crops can be processed into pasta. Specifically, ubi or yam (Dioscorea alata), gabi or taro (Colocasia esculenta), and carrot (Daucus carota L.) can be processed into pasta or noodles. Researchers M.P. Guanzon et.al. of the Sultan Kudarat Polytechnic State College, Sultan Kudarat, Philippines, found that noodles made from...