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Kid chef digs local fare

It’s good to start the kids young.

To mark the upcoming Kanu Hawaii Eat Local Challenge, "exec-kid" chef Duke Kenney, son of chef Ed Kenney of Town and Downtown @the HISAM, will demonstrate how to prepare a healthy meal using locally grown ingredients.

The 9-year-old will show off his culinary skills at Waialae Elementary School with the help of "assistant chef" Ed Kenney.

The demo runs 6:15 to 7:45 p.m. Sept. 22. Call 733-4883 by Tuesday to reserve a spot.

Kokua Hawaii Foundation is among the sponsors of the event.

Library hosts ‘pickle lady’

Author Leonora Ching of "The Pickle Lady’s Pickle Passion" will demonstrate easy recipes at 11:45 a.m. Saturday at the Hawaii State Library.

Ching has become known locally for pickling and preserving a variety of food such as fruits, vegetables, eggs and shrimp.

The event is free. Call 586-3535.

Get meal ideas and fish tips

Learn fresh back-to-school cooking ideas from chef Johan Svensson of BLT Steak Waikiki in a class on Saturday.

Svensson will go over quick meal variations and also share how to choose, scale, gut, fillet and grill different types of fish.

The class from noon to 2:30 p.m. is part of a series of Saturday classes held at BLT, 223 Saratoga Road. Cost is $65. Call 683-7440.

Sign up for tours, classes with Rhee

Walter Rhee continues his monthly cooking classes and Chinatown tours. To sign up, and for future schedules, call 391-1550 or e-mail walter@waltereatshawaii.com.

Classes are at Palama Market Dillingham, 1210 Dillingham Blvd. Payment is cash only.

» Basic Korean Cooking, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Saturday: Learn to make bulgogi, barbecue pork, rice dumpling soup, spicy fried rice cake, chap chae, sauteed spicy cucumber and sauce for raw fish. Cost is $80.

» Secrets of Japanese Cooking, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Sept. 18: Learn knife techniques, sauteed, broiled, deep-fried, steamed and simmered dishes. Cost is $80.

» A Cook’s Tour of Chinatown, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sept. 18: Get to know the fruits, veggies, seafood, meat, herbs and spices used in Asian cooking. Cost is $40.

» Taste of Chinatown Eateries, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sept. 18: Learn what to eat, where to go, how to eat and how to tell a good place. Rhee will share insights on dishes from historical, cultural and food science perspectives. Cost is $80.

Author holds cooking demo

Rebecca Woodland, author of "The Blonde Vegetarian," hosts a free cooking demonstration at 3 p.m. Sept. 18.

Woodland has been a wellness cuisine instructor at Castle Medical Center’s Wellness Center since 2003, and her book was published by Island Heritage earlier this year.

The demonstration will take place at Kokua Market, 2643 S. King St.

Call 941-1922 or visit kokuamarket.ning.com.

Make the most of ‘5-star’ foods

What do quinoa, kale, broccoli, soybeans and sweet potatoes have in common? These "five-star" foods are big on nutrients and flavor, and chef Paul Onishi will teach how to get the most out of them in the next Wellness Cuisine class at Castle Medical Center.

The vegetarian cooking class runs 6:30 p.m. Sept. 23 in the center’s auditorium. Cost is $15, $20 per couple, and $10 seniors and students. Payment is required two days in advance. Call 263-5400 or visit www.castlemed.org.

Festival features music and wine

The inaugural 2010 Westin Princeville Jazz and Wine Festival will take place Sept. 25 on the main lawn of the Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas.

Fifteen wines will complement the culinary creations of Nanea Restaurant, St. Regis Princeville, Sheraton Kauai Resort and 22 North.

Music will be provided by taiko drum master Kenny Endo, the Michael Ruff Trio, and pianist Tennyson Stephens and friends.

The festival runs 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $95. Call 827-8700 or visit bit.ly/atbLdl.

OAHU FARMER’S MARKET

Honolulu

» Manoa Marketplace: 7 to 11 a.m. Sundays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 2752 Woodlawn Drive, 847-0494 or 554-4667.

» Kapalama Elementary School: 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, 1601 N. School St. (parking lot across Kam Shopping Center); operated by Mahiku Farms, 225-4002.

» Old Varsity Theater: 3 to 7 p.m. Mondays, 1110 University Ave.; operated by Mahiku Farms, 225-4002.

» Fort Street: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, near Wilcox Park, 777-9216.

» Davies Pacific Center: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. second and fourth Tuesdays, Merchant Street Market, 841 Bishop St.

» First Insurance Center: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and third Wednesdays, 1100 Ward Ave. (across Thomas Square).

» Blaisdell Center: 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 848-2074.

» St. Clement’s Parish: 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, at Wilder Avenue and Makiki Street. 735-4550 or 595-3025.

Central

» Mililani High: 8 to 11 a.m. Sundays, 95-1200 Meheula Parkway, 848-2074.

North Shore

» Haleiwa: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays, traffic signal at Kamehameha Highway at the bypass road. Call 388-9696 or e-mail haleiwafarmersmarket@gmail.com.

» Waialua Sugar Mill: 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturdays. E-mail info@sugarmillhawaii.com.

» North Shore Country Market: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Sunset Beach Elementary School, 59-360 Kamehameha Highway, 237-7022.

East Honolulu

» Hawaii Kai Towne Center: 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, behind Panda Express, facing the marina, 396-0766.

» Hawaii Kai Retirement Community: 8 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, in Hale Makai lobby foyer. Call 395-9599, ext. 107.

» Kapiolani Community College: 7:30 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, 848-2074.

» Kalani High: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, 4680 Kalanianaole Highway, 225-4002.

» Kaiser High: 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays, 511 Lunalilo Home Road. Also: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays; for Saturday market, call 388-9696 or e-mail MOMFarmersMarket@gmail.com.

» Koko Head Elementary: 3 to 7 p.m. Saturdays, 189 Lunalilo Home Road, 225-4002.

Windward

» Windward Mall: 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays, fronting Macy’s.

» Kailua Town Center: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 609 Kailua Road, 848-2074.

Pearl City

» Momilani Community Center: 3 to 7 p.m. Fridays, at Hoomoana Street and Komo Mai Drive, 225-4002.

Waikiki

» King’s Village Shopping Center: 4 to 9 p.m. Fridays, 131 Kaiulani Ave. Call 237-6340 or visit www.kings-village.com.

Leeward

» Waianae High: 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Saturdays, 85-251 Farrington Highway, 388-7386.

 

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