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99% Wildcrafted Dish Prepared for the Local Wild Food Challenge on Maui

The Local Wild Food Challenge came to town and Savage Kitchen Maui was stoked to participate. There was something magical in the air as over 50 participants prepped their dishes for a panel of 4 judges. People had put much love and care into harvesting their own wild and local ingredients and the stories touched …

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Making our Invasive Species Taste Delicious

Do you get enough greens in your diet? Wild Mess ‘o Greens bowls include Spanish needle (Bidens pilosa) and spiny amaranth greens (Amaranthus spinosus), and are an antioxidant boost of slow cooked nutrient dense wild greens. With a dollop of green ulu artichoke sauce and a crumble of roasted macadamia nut, kukui nut (Aleurites moluccana), …

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Did You See Our Menu?

Starting in October we began serving the first ever in Hawaii, wild meat musubi. Wild boar with the first, made using 100% wild trapped hogs from the Big Island. Check out the rest of our menu. This fiery chili had 3 of the 5 invasive edible plants that we focus on. I’m was so proud! …

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Keeping it Fresh

  Sprouted mung & cucumber salad – avocado – mint – haole koa (Leucaena leucocephala) crumble. This late September menu also included Roasted Squash Pesto – sunflower – spicy amaranth (Amaranthus spinosus) – Savage garden basil and a Vegetable Coconut Curry with roasted roots and java plum.

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Java Plum Takes Center Stage

Our third week open Java Plum took the stage. Fresh & herb-infused beet, dried star fruit slices, wildcrafted powdered aweoweo (Chenopodium oahuense) kraut spice, java plum (Syzygium cumini) seed vinaigrette photographed above. Flaky Java Plum Puff. The flavors of local oranges, cinnamon and cardamom organically grown on Hawaii Island, and star anise rise up with …

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Food Made with Love

curried pumpkin garnished with roasted haole koa seeds (Leucaena leucocephala)/macnut/kukui (Aleurites moluccana) spice blend. Wash it down with a cup of wild root beer kombucha (we nailed it!), kiawe tea, or have a crispy egg bowl with kahili flower onion jam (Hedychium gardnerianum)/fermented beet with wildcrafted wild fennel seeds (Foeniculum vulgare)/marinated wakame/toasted sunflower…and we’ll have …

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First Week’s Menu

Our first week of the food truck being open we served up a great menu, including this Wild West Pumpkin Salad :: organic pumpkin^, Spanish needle greens*, organic green onion^, organic vegenaise, Cat’s ear vinegar*, organic lemon juice, sunflower sprouts^, toasted organic sunflower seeds, roasted haole koa seeds*, sauerkraut (aweoweo (Chenopodium oahuense)*, organic cabbage^, organic ginger^, …

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