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Local Moco: Snapper Sinigang with Tamarind

This snapper soup recipe is a versatile one, and both simple and flavorful as well. Read More

Local Moco: Anuhea’s Furikake Salmon

This salmon recipe from local entertainer Anuhea was featured in “Cooking Hawaiian Style Two” by Lanai Tabura and Frank Abraham. Read More

Local Moco: Pibimkuksu (Sesame Noodles)

This simple preparation of noodles, served at room temperature, makes a nice side dish, or could be the main course if surrounded by a variety of accompaniments. Read More

Local Moco: Goya Namashi (Pickled Bitter Melon Salad)

This Okinawan version of the Japanese pickled vegetable dish, namasu, features bitter melon. Read More

Local Moco: Chicken Parilla (Chicken with Bitter Melon)

Parilla, or bitter melon, paired with chicken and lots of broth, makes for a cold-weather comfort dish perfect for aiding someone who’s feeling under the weather. Read More

Local Moco: New Down to Earth opens at Pearlridge

To mark Saturday’s grand opening of the new Down to Earth at Pearlridge, here’s a recipe for the sweet-potato salad served on its vegetarian deli buffet. Read More

Local Moco: Okinawan Sweet Potato Pie

This month, Hawaii public school students are being served an Okinawan sweet potato pie, courtesy Hawaii island farmers who grew the potatoes and the state Department of Education’s ‘AinaPono: Harvest of the Month program. Read More

Local Moco: Cookbook reflects Hawaii’s plantation heritage

Anyone interested in Hawaii’s plantation past will be drawn in by “Hawaii’s Plantation Village 25th Anniversary Cookbook.” Read More

Local Moco: Kabocha no Fukumeni (Simmered Pumpkin)

The natural sweetness of kabocha is accentuated by a delicate sauce in this classic Japanese recipe for simmered pumpkin. Read More

Local Moco: Chicken Chop Suey

Every gathering needs a stir-fry to balance out all the heavy meat dishes and deep-fried delectables placed on the potluck table. Read More

Local Moco: KCC grad makes regional finals in Eggland’s Best contest

Andrew Wong, a 20-year-old graduate of Kapiolani Community College’s culinary arts program, is a regional finalist in a recipe competition sponsored by Eggland’s Best. Read More

Local Moco: Go meat-free with tofu poke

Down to Earth’s tofu version of a classic Hawaiian recipe has a creamy, spicy appeal. Read More

Local Moco: Rex Freitas’ Russian Chicken

What’s more local that employing salad dressing, jam and dry soup mix to season a quick, simple dish? This chicken recipe does just that. Read More

Tapioca pearls make heart-smart dessert

Saturday is World Health Day, and ‘Ekahi Health is celebrating by sharing this heart-healthy dessert from chef Marc Anthony Freiberg, owner of Green Apron HI. Read More

Local Moco: Ttok Kuk (Rice Cake Soup)

Koreans, like the Japanese, serve a mochi soup to celebrate the New Year. Hind ttok (Korean rice cake), however, is firmer than its Japanese counterpart and must be cooked and eaten hot in a soup or sauce. Read More

Local Moco: Cuttlefish a winning salad concept

Tammy Wilson’s super-easy salad recipe with a dried-seafood twist won her first place in the “Family Favorites Recipe Contest” sponsored by First Insurance Co. of Hawaii. Read More

Local Moco: Hamburger Rice Peas a versatile, easy dish

The versatile, easy dish Hamburger Rice Peas calls for ground meat cooked with onions, peas and eggs in a shoyu-sugar sauce. Read More

Elevate corn chowder by adding taro

Chef Sam Choy takes a popular dish and makes it better with a version of corn chowder that includes morsels of taro. Read More

Roast chicken takes bath in brine

Wanda Adams’ recipe for roast chicken features rosemary, prized in Portuguese culture not just for its culinary value, but also for its protective ability. Read More

Oven-made kalua pork needs little attention

This simple version of kalua pork needs very little tending as it roasts, yet it delivers a big return as a satisfying isle favorite. Read More

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