‘Foodie Friday’

TRAVEL CHANNEL: Kahuku Local Grinds

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To sustain ourselves during our intense 3-day shoot we had to make sure to fuel our bodies with onolicious (yummy) food! The two spots that ended up getting featured in our Travel Channel episode were Kahuku Superette and …

Brown Sugar Candied ʻUlu Recipe


  This recipe is a twist on candied sweet potatoes! If you like to have a sweet dish this will certainly satisfy your sweet tooth.   Ingredients: 1/4 cup butter 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/3 cups packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon 2 lbs ʻUlu (breadfruit)   Materials: Steamer (I use a pasta steamer so that… Read More

Coconut Curry Sweet Potato Cilantro Soup!

sweet potato soup

Every Friday morning, I get a giant veggie box – it’s actually the small size at 9 lbs. – from Island Fresh Delivery delivered to my door. My box always has something different in it… here is last week’s box.   Lately I’ve been getting several sweet potatoes and Maui onions every week. It’s been about… Read More

Grandma’s Simple Chocolate Chestnut Rum Cake

Chestnut cake with Chocolate Frosting

  Here is the video recipe for Pénélope’s grandma’s chocolate chestnut cake – less than 5 minutes long! Easy recipe! Enjoy!!     INGREDIENTS: Chestnut cream (Crème de marrons) – 1 can (Most grocery stores in the US don’t sell this but you can get it on Amazon for $11.00 by clicking HERE – trust me,… Read More


Zucchini & Honey Quiche and Tomatoes with Herbes de Provences

  Here is the video recipe for Pénélope’s grandma’s zucchini honey quiche – it’s only 2 minutes long! Easy recipe!   INGREDIENTS: Pie crust (handmade or store bought) Zucchini – 1 large Honey Goat cheese Gruyère cheese – 1/4 cup Liquid whipping cream – half pint Eggs – 2 large Garlic – 1 large clove… Read More