Chef Wade Ueoka, the "W" in MW restaurant joined us on Cooking Hawaiian Style to prepare a dish that he actually serves in his restaurant: mochi crusted opakapaka. Wade and his wife Michelle take local comfort food to the next level at their highly-acclaimed restaurant.
Chicken hekka is an old-time classic dish that most people in Hawaii grew up eating. It was a great way to use up whatever vegetables and meat that you had in the refrigerator.
Fall always brings pumpkin and squash to mind. This is a very simple soup that can be made without meat if you prefer. I love pumpkin or squash in soups.
Cold ramen or soba is the perfect lunch, dinner or snack. You can add any of your favorite ingredients, meat or vegetables to make it your own.
I have been tinkering with my favorite Hapa recipe of Butter Mochi. I decided to try and make confetti butter mochi! I also added in some shredded coconut and christened it Confetti Coconut Cake! The sprinkles don't really add much as far as flavor, its merely aesthetics. This batch doesn't have the crispy toasted ...
My husband loves dark chocolate and mint. I decided to I'd do something nice for him since he's been driving me the last few weekends to craft shows--so I made him a Chocolate Mint Mochi Cake. I got the idea of adding the mint from Laurie at Simply Scratch. I saw her delicious-looking Dark Chocolate Mint Crackl...
Brighten your holiday with this festive sushi idea!! You can use anything for the filling, I chose to use salmon, cream cheese and avocado.
A nice hearty Creamy Potato Miso Soup perfect for dinner or as a side.
This is a really easy dessert that can be assembled in a snap and the crepes can be made ahead of time and frozen if you wish. If you love mochi, you will love the consistency of these coconut mochi crepes.
I love making curry shumai with ground turkey for a slightly leaner appetizer!
I remember growing up in Hawaii, grabbing a handful of dried opae or dried shrimp...I loved the salty, shrimp flavor!!
Chicken karaage is the Japanese version of fried chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce, then lightly dredged and fried until extra crispy.
A favorite dish of mine no matter the weather; winter or summer. Your choice to have this reci...
Japanese style meatballs or tsukune made with chicken. I also like to finish mine with a light teriyaki sauce.
Salmon, miso, creamy?? Simple comfort food!
Crispy ginger soy chicken wings - A popular favorite in my household!
One of my all-time favorites...I remember eating this Chicken Hekka dish growing up and now this is my version.
Shoyu chicken is a classic Hawaii dish... and super easy to make in the crockpot!