One of my all-time childhood favorites!
Very easy recipe for Chicken Katsu! You will find this at almost every party you go to!
Local style wontons made with Hawaiian opae (dried shrimp). This is my mom's version of the Chinese specialty, a little more expensive, but worth it!
Traditional manju that mom would make on special occassions.
Another one of my moms favorites! I let the master make it, and just eat it!
Island favorite guava with everyone's favorite...Jello!
A chocolate lover's twist on your mochi making adventures!
Spam musubi - A Hawaii favorite! You will notice those who live on the outer islands, will do this differently than oahu! We like to put the spam in the middle or our musubi, and on oahu the spam is usually on top of the musubi as shown in the picture.
The best combination, chocolate and peanut butter! Fun treat other than Rice Krispies treats!
"Carry Along" means this recipe is perfect to take with you to a barbecue and finish on the hibachi!
Perfect for those who want to know what to do with all of their leftover mango! Or for the ones who have a lot of mangoes every year!
Tempura saimin - My aunty used to always make this recipe and it comes out tasting so good! The version made in the picture is without the vegetables, but you can add any of your favorites like char siu, green onion, spam etc.
Hawaii Japanese style Pumpkin like my aunty used to make!
Guava chicken - a great alternative to the typical teriyaki chicken! Amazing recipe for Guava Chicken! Perfect for hibachi on a summer day, picnic or any occassion!
Guava horseradish - Island-style horseradish for beef dishes! Perfect on Prime Rib or Roast Beef!
Lavash is great as an appetizer or to accompany a meal. I have also received lavash as a Christmas gift which I love!
If you have a microwave, you can make this microwave macadamia nut brittle!
If you want to "throw off" your friends or family, try this recipe!
One of our favorite cakes to make for the holidays!
Childhood recipe we used to gobble up! We didn't have it too often because the recipe is not the healthiest! But it's soooo 'ono! Feel free to change this recipe up and put some of your favorite ingredients.
Island favorite! Perfect for a quick meal!
Amazing marinade for Tri-tip!
Awesome recipe for the huge Beef short ribs you get at the store! Also works well with "thin" short ribs for the hibachi!
Fast and easy recipe for an amazing dessert!
Hawaii's favorite macadamia nuts in a bar!