Tasty Cuisine of Waikiki

November 15, 2008 by  
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Hawaiian cuisine is the blend of many cuisines which are brought by multinational migrants to the Waikiki, Especially of America, China, Philippines, Japan, Korea, Polynesia and Portugal, Local Hawaiian restaurants offers you the simplified version of American mcroni salad to the Asian staple. They also provide you with the different toppings from fried eggs to gravey of Moco, from hamburger patty to the Kalua Pig.


A group of Hawaiian chefs collectively figured an organization to generate a fresh American regional cuisine in August 1991. In which they decorated the locally grown ingredients and varied cultural techniques. Twelve chefs entailed Sam Choy, George Mavrothalassitis, Alan Wong, and Roy Yamaguchi mutually sponsored a book for charity. And the main objective of this new set of chefs was to join the restaurant industry with the agriculture making Hawaii Regional Cuisine a reflection of community In this regard, they took an boring international hotel cuisine has foundation on the imported products and replaced it with a cuisine based on locally grown foods.

Island Food 101:

The food prepared in Hawaii is very healthy as well as tasty and the ingredients which are used in the food are very fresh and they are collected from both the land as well as sea. One should know who loves to eat.

This chain of island has very fresh water as well as a lot of and variety of seafood. The residents of Hawaii chomp through the most fish in the nation and the major population prepare it as a raw which know as poke, pronounce it as poe-kay.

This dish is very popular in the Hawaii people and its history goes back to that time when it was served as an uncooked fish and was seasoned with sea salt and crushed with the kukui nuts. In present time, Poke is prepared with fresh ‘ahi (yellow fin tuna) and blended with soy sauce, onions chili peppers, limu (seaweed) or wasabi (Japanese horseradish). Even other kind of ingredients such as mussels, raw crab and octopus can be added in this dish. In most of the restaurants of the Hawaii it is being served as papu (appetizer) menu. It taste very tasty with cold beer. So go and have it!

Kalua pig is most favorite of the tourists. Pig is roasted in the underground oven whole day leaving squashy pork with smoky flavor. It is served as shredded. As it is very popular in the local people and the tourist it has also been converted in the sandwiches, quesadillas and tacos etc.

There is another very tasty food of Hawaii menu and that is poi. Without this Hawaii food cannot be discussed or if it is discussed without it will be a great unfairness to this delicious food. Most of the people do not how it is been prepared. As a matter of fact it comes from the taro root, a starch staple through the Pacific and it is steamed and mashed and mixed with water to take out this into the smooth and thick paste. This dish is very popular in the people of Hawaii and it is very nutritious and is in low in calories. Poi has great taste and one can make it tastier by sprinkling some sugar on it.

It is a great place to visit as one can feel really at home!

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