This is a quick and easy miso pork recipe.. can also add your favorite veggies to make this into a tasty stir-fry.
Pumpkin, proscuitto made local-style... This is a very easy dish to prepare and is incredibly savory and tasty....perfect as an appetizer or side dish. You get sweet, savory, salty, buttery all in one!
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.
Stir fried udon noodles and vegetables make the best meal when you don't have a lot of time. This version is tossed with a savory miso-soy sauce.
This is a light and refreshing dessert made with lychee and yogurt. It is rich and creamy and very simple to make.
A classic asian beef salad modified slightly to reduce the carbohydrate and sugar levels of the marinade. You won't miss the calories and your body will thank you!
This is a local take on a Thai curry puff, made with ground Portuguese sausage, potatoes, onions and curry wrapped in a crispy pastry.
Miso ground pork is delicious served over rice or for a low-carb option, serve in lettuce wraps!
Lucky for us, grilling time is all year round in Hawaii and these pork miso burgers are perfect for your bbq get-together!
Spam & eggs with bittermelon, a definite comfort food growing up in Hawaii.
Molokai Baked Sweet Potato Fries - made with locally grown sweet potatoes from Molokai. You can use Okinawan purple sweet potatoes as well.
Nanaimo Bars - Made with a coconut, macadamia crust, vanilla filling and topped with chocolate!
Okazuya-style shrimp tempura made the old style is a made with a simple batter that has a puffier consistancy than the typical shrimp tempura that tends to be crispier.
Use up your leftover turkey and mashed potatoes for this delicious breakfast treat.
Turkey katsu is a delicious way to use up all of your leftover Thanksgiving turkey and is a great substitute to serve the kids instead of chicken nuggets.
Banana cranberry macadamia nut bread is a nice holiday twist on the classic banana bread recipe.
This Apricot Mui recipe is from JoAnne Sugimoto of Kaneohe Hawaii. Feel free to add or substitute any type of dried fruit that you like.
These Oyster Sauce Ribs are so easy to make and so ono! Be sure to make lots of rice!!
Everyone loves potstickers...this is a stepped up version made with peking duck.
Nutty, caramel, chocolate goodness on a delicious hazelnut or macadamia nut crust.
This easy crabcake recipe is made with an asian twist of ginger, coconut and a wasabi cream sauce and can be made in less than 30 minutes.
Furikake chicken is one of my favorite plate lunch entree's behind hamburger steak. I always order this when I'm in the mood for fried chicken but with a sweet/savory taste. Now I just make it at home!
I just love sweet potatoes, any type... this is a twist on the classic twice-baked potatoes. To make it even more interesting, I think I will try making this with Okinawan sweet potatoes (the purple type).
Hamburger katsu - One of Hawaii's favorite dishes with a slight twist, instead of chicken or pork, this version is made with ground beef.
Chicken karaage is the Japanese version of fried chicken marinated in ginger, garlic and soy sauce, then lightly dredged and fried until extra crispy.