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A grandmother's legacy

A new cookbook by KCC chef Grant Sato melds food with family and cultural pride

By Joleen Oshiro

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 20, 2014

~~<p>How many times have you caught a whiff of a dish or taken a first bite and been flooded with memories of childhood? Food is so much more than simple sustenance. It's a doorway to our histories and a link to our cultures. For chef-instructor Grant Sato, Okinawan food represents no less than his rich relationship with his beloved grandmother, Jeanette Akamine.</p>
<p>Sato, a culinary instructor at Kapiolani Community College, says some of the best times with his grandmother have been in the kitchen.&nbsp;</p>
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How many times have you caught a whiff of a dish or taken a first bite and been flooded with memories of childhood? Food is so much more than simple sustenance. It's a doorway to our histories and a link to our cultures. For chef-instructor Grant Sato, Okinawan food represents no less than his rich relationship with his beloved grandmother, Jeanette Akamine.

Sato, a culinary instructor at Kapiolani Community College, says some of the best times with his grandmother have been in the kitchen.  Login for more...



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