How to Make the Best Kiawe Tea!

how to make kiawe tae

Of all the wild foods I have ever introduced people to, kiawe tea is by far the all-around favorite. No one can believe the sweetness is all natural, only coming from the beans of kiawe (Prosopis pallida), with nothing else added. So, I’m teaching an online zoom class to share this sweet treasure with you …

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Is Your Name Really Sunny Savage?

Is your name really Sunny Savage? A question I’ve been asked a lot, as you can imagine. It brings me back to my grandfather’s animated storytelling, and being captivated with the story of my ancestor Thomas Savage – who arrived in Jamestown in 1608, at 13 years old, and was exchanged to live with Chief Powhatan and his daughter …

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Fried Cereus Flower & Pa’i’ai Pizza – Eat Local Maui Challenge

Final day of the EAT LOCAL MAUI 2021 Challenge (held from September 12-18) Day 7 Breakfast Coffee from Kupa`a Farms. Foraged Strawberry Guava Juice* Foraged cereus flower stuffed with venison/pork sausage (traded for foraged kiawe beans), Maui onion, celery and carrots and thyme from Oko`a Farms, black pepper from Oko`a Farms, foraged ‘pink peppercorns’ of Schinus …

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Home in Minnesota

From the Smokey Hills of Northern Minnesota, emerge the Headwaters of the Shell River. This is also the place of my origin, where my mother grew me in the waters of her body, and released me into the river of time. I stayed for 18 years, then danced with coming and going, until Maui’s lasso …

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