A quick and easy side dish - Eggplant coated in a flavorful egg wash and flash fried to golden crisp!
Fried Fish Sushi - Another great way to serve sushi for a dinner party. I make this when I have guests that don't eat raw fish...this is also a great way to introduce sushi to those that have never tried it or are reluctant. Photography by Leigh Ann Meeks.
Delicately fried oysters tossed in an oyster sauce butter glaze - the perfect appetizer for oyster lovers! This one will "Broke Da Mouth".
We grew up eating papaya by itself, in fruit salads, with a scoop of ice cream and even in drinks and smoothies, but for some reason, I have never had it in a pie. This weekend I decided to try it and was really surprised with how good it turned out.
As mango season approaches, making fresh mango salsa is the first thing that comes to mind along with a fresh mango margarita with a salt and li hing powder rimmed glass!
Fishcake poke - I was really in the mood to try different poke recipes today. The first was a poke made with different types of fishcake or kamaboko. Very simple to make and very satisfying. Also great for those who don't like eating raw fish.
I love creating fun and new ways to make and showcase sushi. This is a very easy to make pan-style sushi with out the hassle of trying to roll your own. Get creative with the toppings...I used leftover holiday ham for this one.
When Kimi Werner, artist, chef, model and spear fisherwoman isn’t sinking to the bottom of the ocean without an oxygen tank, holding her breath for over 4 minutes and facing down sharks, she’s home on the island of Oahu “Cooking Hawaiian Style”.
Mahalo Kimi for sharing your culinary passion with ou...
This is a dish that has been passed down from my mother-in-law "mama" to her children and ultimately to my children. The food was good and simple back then and we just had this for dinner tonight. This recipe is dedicated to the most wonderful person that you could ever meet... brimming with love and aloha. We all love and miss you Mama!
A delicious Fried Tofu Poke Salad for anytime!!
This Frozen Chocolate Macadamia Nut Pie recipe couldn't be easier!
My neighbor used to make this fresh mango pie and somehow I was always lucky enough to get a piece!
This Fried Tofu Poke Salad is the perfect salad providing just the right amount of crunch, protein and tons of flavor. You can substitute the sugar with a low-cal sweetener of your choice or use agave syrup.
You read that right! Spam Musubi with Fried Rice!
This is one of those classic Hawaii snacks with many variations... growing up in Hawaii during the holidays, I used to look forward to getting this as a gift and started making my own variations as I got older. Feel free to change this recipe and make it yours... This is my version.
This delicious recipe was provided compliments of world famous Chef Chai of Chai's Island Bistro.
Great Malasadas recipe from Frank DeLima that contains flour, yeast, butter or margarine, eggs, sugar.
Frank De Lima is one of Hawaii's most popular and beloved comedians. For more than 30 years, this award-winning comic has been entertaining local residents and tourist...
Frank De Lima is one of Hawaii's most popular and beloved comedians. For more than 30 years, this award-winning comic has been entertaining local residents and tourists alike with his zany parodies, outrageous sense of humor, and spontaneous creativity. Frank's specialty is translating issues - such as current events...
A classic and a favorite still. Moist and fluffy chocolate cake with the o so familiar thick frosting.
Crack seed stores are becoming less and less visible here. While you can get Pickled Mango year round in some small shops in Chinatown, this is the absolute most looked-forward-to recipe when mango season is here in the islands.Summer time! Sour, salty and sweet.
A popular Filipino noodle dish. While there are several different variations of this dish, the main ingredients are standard, where it differs is in the use of different types of noodles and the wonderful toppings. The most common varieties you find here are pancit miki using rice noodles and pancit bihon, using eg...
You’re invited to a dinner party. Oh and by the way, the menu is vegetarian. I love tofu! So that will be the dish for me to bring. It is a kicked up version of Korean Pupu Tofu.
I first enjoyed Wasabi Oil and Soy Syrup at a local award winning restaurant. It was enjoyed on some fresh ahi carpac...
This is the best of sweet meets savory meets salty. Everyone loves Chex Mix... this is a Hawaiian-ized or should I say Hawaii-ized version. You can pretty much put whatever you like into this recipe so be creative. I really like the texture of Chex cereal so I use two different kinds: rice and wheat. I also l...