How To Make Purple Yam Pudding (Ube Halaya)

Episode Synopsis

Grandma Lumen’s Filipino Purple Yam Pudding (Ube Halaya)
Ube halaya (sometimes spelled “halayang”) is a Filipino dessert made from boiled and mashed purple yam. And it’s one of Grandma Lumen’s absolute favorite Filipino foods. So even after she left the Philippines to become a public school teacher in the Bronx, she never forgot her uncle’s ube halaya recipe in the 40+ years she’s lived in New York.