Posts Tagged: Hawaii

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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

Kook-Kwee Inspired Macadamia and Coconut Shortbread (Vegan and Gluten-Free) https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/03/11/kook-kwee-inspired-macadamia-and-coconut-shortbread-gluten-free-and-vegan/
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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

Kook-Kwee Inspired Macadamia and Coconut Shortbread (Vegan and Gluten-Free) https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/03/11/kook-kwee-inspired-macadamia-and-coconut-shortbread-gluten-free-and-vegan/
/ Erin

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

Tasaka Guri Guri
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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

Tasaka Guri Guri
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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

Lilikoi/ Passionfruit/ Maracuya
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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

Lilikoi/ Passionfruit/ Maracuya
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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

Furikaki Crusted Seared Ahi with a Spicy Salad https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/01/04/furikaki-crusted-seared-ahi-with-a-salad-of-spicy-vegetables/
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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

Furikaki Crusted Seared Ahi with a Spicy Salad https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2015/01/04/furikaki-crusted-seared-ahi-with-a-salad-of-spicy-vegetables/
/ Erin

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

Key Lime Pie with a Gluten-Free Oreo Cookie Crust
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/14/fathers-day-key-lime-pie-with-an-oreo-crust-gluten-free-or-not/
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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

Key Lime Pie with a Gluten-Free Oreo Cookie Crust
https://bigsislittledish.wordpress.com/2014/06/14/fathers-day-key-lime-pie-with-an-oreo-crust-gluten-free-or-not/
/ Erin

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