Tag Archive for: kahili ginger

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Butterfly Water

INTRODUCTION Living a botanically rich lifestyle is pretty easy. Even if you don't know how to cook, don't like to cook, or are too busy to cook, the simple act of adding flowers to what you are drinking adds biodiversity to your diet. When…
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Protected: Get Rich

INTRODUCTION Creamy, rich, luxurious drink made using 100% local ingredients! This involves a lot of work if you're wildcrafting the kiawe (Prosopis pallida) and making your own coconut milk, and it's so worth it. Make the drink non-alcoholic…
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Protected: Creamy Butterfly

INTRODUCTION A unique taste, blending the acid from the oxymel and the creaminess of the orgeat. An orgeat is basically a nut milk mixed with sugar to make a syrup. The video below outlines the step-by-step process of making macadamia nut…
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Butterfly Ginger Flower Oxymel

INTRODUCTION There's a basic formula of 1 part honey to 1 part vinegar to make an oxymel. Once you make that solution you can add as many flowers, herbs or spices as you like. Use oxymels mixed into cocktails or mocktails, in salad dressings,…

Protected: Mountain Pupu

INTRODUCTION The kāhili typically grow at higher elevations, and on Maui most goat farmers are at higher elevations, so these pupus got the name as a reflection of the Haleakalā landscape. INGREDIENTS kahili ginger onion jam goat…
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Protected: Kahili Ginger Onion Jam

INTRODUCTION Although this recipe works with any of the Butterfly Ginger, the red stamens of the kāhili are so stunning for their color and texture. This versatile spread can be blended into a paste and added with cream, marinades and glazes,…
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Kahili Ginger Salt

INGREDIENTS 1 cup fresh Kahili Ginger flowers 1 cup course kosher salt STEPS 1. Put the salt and the kahili ginger flowers in the bowl of a food processor. Pulse until kahili ginger flowers are broken down to desired size. 2. Pour…
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Butterfly Ginger Quiche

INTRODUCTION Delicate and smooth, this is the perfect quiche. Created by Chef Samantha Schaberg. Check out her work here: https://www.instagram.com/beurrenoisette.maui/ INGREDIENTS Dough: 340 g butter, cubed 158 g milk 600 g all purpose…
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Protected: Butterfly Ginger Wild Yeast Starter

INTRODUCTION Wild yeast starters are experimental and can vary in success. Have fun with it! Recipe by Sophia Keel https://www.instagram.com/natureofsophia/ INGREDIENTS 1-2 handfuls of fresh butterfly ginger flowers 4 tablespoons…
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Kahili Mac Nut Spread

INTRODUCTION This probiotic macadamia nut spread is perfect for smearing on crackers or veggies with the unique floral and savory Kāhili Ginger flavor combined with the creaminess of mac nuts. INGREDIENTS 2 cups macadamia nuts 2 capsules…
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Pickled Ginger Rice Salad

INTRODUCTION Have extra day old left over rice? Looking for an easy delicious gluten-free, dairy-free side dish? Pickled Ginger Rice Salad is a go-to side and is extremely customizable. Created by Chef Jana McMahon of Jana Eats at https://janaeats.com/. Prep…
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Kahili Flower Syrup

INTRODUCTION Dried Kahili flowers have such a unique savoriness which balances magically with the sweetness of the syrup. Chef Krista Garcia used this syrup with a Malama Farms Pork Belly and Lapa'au Farms parsnip purée. She recommends using…