Haupia is a traditional dessert at any Hawaiian-Style luau feast. What happens when you have some overripe pineapples on your hand? A new dessert! Taking the tradtional Haupia recipe with an added touch.
A recipe shared with me from my former brother in law, a fantastic cook ! Serve on grilled meats or just as is. I even tossed this in some soba noodles !!
A dish made popular by the many Filipino restaurants in town, you can now find this popular dish at many local take out restaurants and lunch wagons. Traditionally served with the flavorful rice stuffed in a paper thin egg omelet, this is a dish you will enjoy any time of the day.
A simple and easy recipe to prepare for appetizers or a main dish. This brings back memories of my dad's fishing days; making fishcake paste out of the bonefish he would catch. Crisp and tender, this variation is served with a mayonnaise flavored with sweet and tangy hoisin s...
Nothing says holidays like this Pumpkin Coconut Pie island recipe !
A favorite holiday dessert your family will love. A take on the traditional Thanksgiving pie, topped off with a streusel style topping.
A great Christmas gift idea your friends and family will love, even the non fruitcake lovers. The candied pineapple are abundantly available in Chinatown confectionery stores.
A recipe you will see versions of over and over again. This Pumpkin Crunch Delite is a welcome addition to every pot luck and it never fails that it is on our family table.
Similar to ceviche or poke, this Tahitian version uses coconut milk and fresh lime juice to marinate the fish. Tangy and full of fresh ingredients.
A dear friend invited some co-workers over to his house, very unexpectedly. Mom had a big pot of this on the stove, like mom’s do, anticipating visitors while her son was in town for business. A take from a standard local favorite, but with the flavors of pineapple and added textures from the water chestnuts. Simple and delicious.
A very popular Hawaiian dessert, almost as traditional as haupia, although not as widely home made. Made from taro root and coconut, it is a dessert that would be placed in the imu and cooked long and slow along with your pig. Soft and chewy and yummy.
A standard Thai rice noodle dish. Using very flavorful ingredients that have become easy to find in your local supermarkets. The Tamarind Juice adds a unique flavor. Enjoy as a meal or as a side dish.
Edamame (immature soy beans) is a very typical starter dish that is served when you immediately sit down at a Japanese Restaurant. It is normally always served as a starter at a Sushi Bar. Those are simply steamed and salted.
This version takes it to another level wit...
This dish is a very common one seen at many family get togethers, always seen at the neighborhood soccer game. When time is not on your side to make individual musubis for the gang, this is the way to go !
Macadamia nuts, pumpkin and white chocolate chips come together to produce this taste-tempting delight. This is a great snack to take with you to a soccer game. Wrap them individually in plastic wrap to have plenty to share after the game!
Blackened-style Ahi while once the big craze in every island restaurant is still very popular. This version of a typical mustard sauce adds some local flavors with the kick of wasabi.