Posts Tagged: Hawaii

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Bento Box- Mochiko Chicken, Rice and Miso Slaw

I spent the second half of my childhood in Hawaii.  There are certain local foods that I will never stop craving.  I’ve figured out how to make a few of them. This Mochicko chicken recipe is pretty classic.  The accompanying

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Bento Box- Mochiko Chicken, Rice and Miso Slaw

I spent the second half of my childhood in Hawaii.  There are certain local foods that I will never stop craving.  I’ve figured out how to make a few of them. This Mochicko chicken recipe is pretty classic.  The accompanying

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Daifuku

Daifuku is a sweet mochiko rice flour ball stuffed with something sweet.  Sweet black sesame paste is my favorite but I won’t turn down sweet red beans either.  I grew up eating this Japanese treat in Hawaii, but I made

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Daifuku

Daifuku is a sweet mochiko rice flour ball stuffed with something sweet.  Sweet black sesame paste is my favorite but I won’t turn down sweet red beans either.  I grew up eating this Japanese treat in Hawaii, but I made

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Butter Mochi

I pulled this recipe out this summer to make with the young cooks at the Brooklyn Apple Academy Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp for our Asian inspired menu.  Butter Mochi is a Japanese American treat that I ate and adored as

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Butter Mochi

I pulled this recipe out this summer to make with the young cooks at the Brooklyn Apple Academy Run a Luncheonette Cooking Camp for our Asian inspired menu.  Butter Mochi is a Japanese American treat that I ate and adored as

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Kook-Kwee Inspired Macadamia and Coconut Shortbread (gluten-free and vegan)

This will be the last of my Hawaii food nostalgia posts for a while.  Cook-Kwees Maui cookie company produce wildly popular crisp shortbread cookies.  My favourite variety includes coconut and macadamia nuts.  I consumed a truly terrifying quantity of these

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Kook-Kwee Inspired Macadamia and Coconut Shortbread (gluten-free and vegan)

This will be the last of my Hawaii food nostalgia posts for a while.  Cook-Kwees Maui cookie company produce wildly popular crisp shortbread cookies.  My favourite variety includes coconut and macadamia nuts.  I consumed a truly terrifying quantity of these

/ Erin

Maui Foods That I WIll Miss

This winter, my mother retired and after 31 years of living on Maui, moved back to Canada.  Over Christmas and New Year’s I went to home to help her pack up her house, touch all of my favourite rocks and

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Maui Foods That I WIll Miss

This winter, my mother retired and after 31 years of living on Maui, moved back to Canada.  Over Christmas and New Year’s I went to home to help her pack up her house, touch all of my favourite rocks and

/ Erin

Passionfruit Cream Pie in a Coconut Crust (gluten-free and vegan)

I apologize for my month-long absence!  I have been traveling, and truly enjoying not looking at a computer more than for a few moments once or twice a week.  Over Christmas and New Year I was on Maui with my

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Passionfruit Cream Pie in a Coconut Crust (gluten-free and vegan)

I apologize for my month-long absence!  I have been traveling, and truly enjoying not looking at a computer more than for a few moments once or twice a week.  Over Christmas and New Year I was on Maui with my

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Furikaki Crusted Seared Ahi with a Salad of Spicy Vegetables

My mother and I got to cook Christmas dinner together this year.  She made a very delicious lamb roast and I made a salad from all of the amazing locally grown vegetables that you can buy on Maui in the

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Furikaki Crusted Seared Ahi with a Salad of Spicy Vegetables

My mother and I got to cook Christmas dinner together this year.  She made a very delicious lamb roast and I made a salad from all of the amazing locally grown vegetables that you can buy on Maui in the

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Father’s Day! / Key Lime Pie with an Oreo Crust (Gluten-Free or not)

When I was nine years old, my mother and I moved from Canada to Maui, so that she could marry my fun, sweet, adventurous step dad.  In a few years, I would hit puberty and develop all of the normal

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Father’s Day! / Key Lime Pie with an Oreo Crust (Gluten-Free or not)

When I was nine years old, my mother and I moved from Canada to Maui, so that she could marry my fun, sweet, adventurous step dad.  In a few years, I would hit puberty and develop all of the normal

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Kim Chee Sauce

I am planning on making these Brussel sprouts for Thanksgiving.  They are unconventional, but delicious.  I ate this dish at Star Noodle in Lahaina when I went home to visit my mother on Maui last spring.  Star Noodle is an AMAZING restaurant,

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Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by

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Watercress Salad with Avocado and Broiled Pineapple

Happy Mother’s Day!!  This is a recipe for my mother and also for anyone else who reads this blog in Hawaii (where I grew up).  I have made this fabulous salad recipe, from Gran Cocina Latina: The Food of Latin America by