In Hawaii, we love our brown gravy, especially over rice! This oven stew made with tender Cedar Springs Veal is an easy one-pot meal that makes an ono brown gravy instead of the traditional tomato-sauce type stew. I wanted to share a little about why I chose veal and where the veal came from.
AlohaCare brings us another great healthy and affordable dessert - Orange Pannacotta with fresh papaya - a refreshing island treat made with low fat milk and fresh fruit. Visit
This dish is a family favorite that I came up with trying to mimic the seafood bowls that I used to pick up for lunch at Chinese takeout restaurants.
Nothing goes better with coffee in the morning with a nice slice of coffee cake slathered with honey butter!
A nice twist on the buffalo wing, this is my simple Kim Chee wing recipe wrapped with bacon. For the seasoning, I use Noh Foods Kim Chee seasoning and a few other ingredients.
Onaga or Hawaiian red snapper lightly pan fried and served with a creamy dill and mushroom sauce...absolutely delicious!
Olena Heu makes her bombucha salad with seared ahi poke and a lilikoi vinaigrette on Cooking Hawaiian Style's new cooking show on www.OC16.tv
Oxtail stew - now this is comfort food! A really simple, hearty dish that requires little fuss and incredible flavor!
A rich flavorful broth made with spices and the rich fatty meat of the oxtail.
A healthier version of tater tots made with vibrant purple Okinawan or Molokai sweet potatoes, coconut milk, onions and spices.
Okinawan Sweet Potato Haupia Pie. Haupia (how-PEE-ah) is a traditional Hawaiian pudding made out of coconut milk and pia (Polynesian arrowroot), but today's haupia is usually made with cornstarch as a thickener instead of pia. Beneath the layers of haupia and sweet potato is a shortbread made with macadamias.
Shrimp cakes made with okinawan sweet potatoes served with a roasted pepper aioli.
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.
Personally, we love this recipe just for the taste! However, it is very adaptable for people with special dietary requirements, such as gluten and dairy free (see note about oats below). Wh...
Perfect for cooler weather, spare rib soup, guaranteed to warm you up!!
A Ono Korean Kalbi recipe shared with me by my friend's grandmother. She tells me the addition of the grated onion and pear is key to a traditional recipe.
These Oyster Sauce Ribs are so easy to make and so ono! Be sure to make lots of rice!!
Onigiri, for those of you that aren't acquainted with them, is white short-grain rice pressed into a ball, triangle, or other shape. They're also called musubi.
The onigiri of my youth was made with lightly salted plain rice with a bit of umeboshi...
Coconut Custard Pie, an American classic. The great thing about this dessert is that it’s so darned easy to make (once you get past the crust, that is). Just whisk together some eggs, sugar, milk and a few other ingredients, and your filling just needs to be poured into the pie crust and baked.
What to do with leftover frozen seafood you bought to prepare Bouillabaisse. Why, a salad of course. This works with shrimp alone or calamari alone or even some leftover cooked fish fillets. Tangy delicious!
Oka is how samoan's serve raw fish. It consists of bits of fish marinated in lemon juice, coconut cream, onions, salt.
A great twist on a traditional style salad dressing. Served warm, it is great to serve on salads with a heartier green, like watercress, cabbage or kale.
Shoyu hotdog, classic, simple food that we all grew up on in Hawaii. This Okazuya Style Shoyu Hotdog is the type of dish that didn't take much money, time or effort to prepare but was always so good to eat.
This Okazuya-Style Tofu Burger was the 3rd place winner in a “Burger” contest I helped judge at a local company’s employee contest.
A Chinese version of our popular Shoyu Chicken. Simple and easy, everything in one pot!