I am a chef on a luxury world cruise liner. I love to cook and write recipes that are inspired by foods from all over the world.
Ube is a Filipino term for purple yam. In the Philippines, ube is a common ingredient in many sweet dishes, and it is often paired with either cheese or macapuno, which is the jelly-like white flesh of a coconut. I prefer to pair ube with cheese, so I came up with a delicious recipe that I call ube and cheese jelly.
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2 to 4 servings
- 3 cups water
- 3/4 cup condensed milk, ube flavor
- 1/2 cup mild-flavored cheese, grated
- 2 tablespoons gelatin powder
- 1 tablespoon sugar (optional)
- 1 large bowl
- 2 medium bowls
- 1 small plate
- measuring cups
- measuring spoons
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- cooking spoon
- jelly moulder
- In a pot, dilute the gelatin powder with water.
- Add in the ube condensed milk and optional sugar. Mix well.
- Cook the ube jelly mixture. Bring it to boil.
- Let it cool a little bit before adding the cheese into it.
- Store it inside the fridge. Serve cold.
Ube and Cheese Jelly Video Tutorial
Tips and Techniques
- Adjust sugar based on preference.
- For a firmer ube and cheese jelly mixture, reduce the amount of water.
- Use any type of mild-flavored cheese.
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