Tag Archive for: locavore

,

Maui Eat Local Challenge 2023

Hard to believe it's been 10 years that I've participated in the Maui Eat Local Challenge. I remember when we started there was no locally available olive oil, cultivated gourmet mushrooms, cashews, skyr, or black pepper. A few people on the…
how to make kiawe tae

How to Make the Best Kiawe Tea!

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 taught…
,

Wild Spring Greens in the Tropics

If you're getting a wee bit jealous of all the foragers in North America, Europe, and northern Asia who are harvesting dandelions right now, just remember that here in Hawai'i the cat's ear (Hypochaeris radicata) can be used in almost all…
, ,

Wild Foods Road to Hana – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAloxMkKfag&feature=youtu.be Want to learn about edible invasive species along the Road to Hana? Did you know inkberry (Ardisia elliptica) is edible? How about false awa (Piper auritum),…

Happy Halloween – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_mz3ILXxc0&feature=youtu.be One of my absolute favorite times of year! These times of celebration can be challenging when trying to eat 100% local, as potluck and family traditions abound. But,…
,

Make Your Own Coconut Milk – Eat Local Maui Challenge

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhiZdc-qiFo&feature=youtu.be Get a glimpse into eating 100% local foods from the Hawaiian Islands. This video highlights the process of making homemade coconut milk, from opening the coconut all the…
, ,

Making Chocolate & Grandma’s 90th Birthday – Eat Local Maui Challenge

A glimpse into Day 9 of eating 100% locally grown and raised foods from the Hawaiian Islands. I pretty much ate leftovers all day, but attempted to make a banana cake topped in chocolate for my Grandma's 90th birthday.