Pineapples Passion Fruit and Poi: Recipes from Hawaii
Here are more than two hundred recipes from Hawaii that are as varied and distinctive, as appealing and inviting as are its delightful scenery and its charming people.
Polynesian to begin with, the islanders and their food have been tempered extensively—and nicely—by assimilating many of the fine traits of the Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Filipinos, Portuguese, and mainland Americans who have make Hawaii their home.
All of these influences are reflected in this delightful potpourri of delectable and distinctive Hawaiian dishes. Some of them call for the generous use of the Islands luscious fruits and vegetables, or its readily available and varied products of the sea, with plenty more proving how versatile pork and poultry can be.
Besides describing a kaleidoscopic variety of drinks, desserts, and main dishes, this book provides numerous menus and complete notes on how to entertain in a truly Hawaiian manner. In addition there is a glossary of Hawaiian terms and an extensive list of specialty food shops in the United States where one can find the few unusual ingredients that are called for.