Big, fluffy, and stuffed with everything from sweet-savory char siu to kalua pork and Okinawan sweet potato, the manapua is Hawaii’s answer to Chinese baos.
Baked manapua offerings at Royal Kitchen (Oahu)
Meet the manapua!…
Golden, deep-fried orbs, a batter rich with milk and sugar…this is Andagi, an Okinawan doughnut that is Hawaii staple at local markets, bento shops, and bon dances around town.
Meet the andagi!…
Almond Tofu is a light, refreshing dessert that is popular in Hawaii (and at many Chinese restaurants :). It’s easy to make, really onolicious, and goes well with fresh or canned fruits.
Soft, cool, and jiggly. Meet Almond Tofu!…
Chicken Long Rice is a Hawaiian noodle dish made from vermicelli noodles, chicken thighs, fresh ginger, and green onions. It’s comforting and clean, a go-to side dish or simple entree.
Cozy and comfy, this soupy noodle dish is a Hawaiian treat….
Plantation Iced Tea is a popular drink in Hawaii, and found on menus of restaurants and cafes. It’s made from black tea, pineapple juice, and simple syrup. Refreshing on a warm day!
All you need is three ingredients….
[This post was originally published July 22, 2019. It was updated September 26, 2019 to include a step-by-step photo recipe on how to make Lomi Lomi salmon at home.]
Lomi Lomi Salmon is a Hawaiian side dish (made from salted salmon, tomatoes, onions, and green onions). It’s a must-have for any Hawaiian meal or luau. Here’s everything you need to know about Lomi Lomi Salmon, plus a step-by-step photo recipe!
Lomi Lomi Salmon at home. Step-by-step recipe below ^_^
No real Hawaiian lunch/dinner is complete without lomi lomi salmon….