Tag Archive for: wild edible foods hawaii

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Java Plum Gelatin with Walnuts

INTRODUCTION This flavor combination of Java Plum and walnuts is delicious and comes from Chef Samantha Schaberg. Check out her work here :: https://www.instagram.com/beurrenoisette.maui/ INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup Java Plum juice 1 cup…
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Sunrise Mimosa

INTRODUCTION Mimosa's with a wild twist! No need for a fancy champagne, but some kind of sparkling white wine on the dry side is nice since there's sweetness from the orange juice and java plum syrup. INGREDIENTS java plum syrupchampagne…
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Protected: Elephant Tears

INTRODUCTION Ancient lore from India says that a Java Plum tree sits on the center island at the center of the world. This tree is so large that it drops fruits the size of elephants, which hit the ground to form rivers of purple. INGREDIENTS 1.5…
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Protected: Java Plum Gelatin

INTRODUCTION We love these sweet natural healthy treats.  Gelatin, a great source of collagen, is thought to support skin, hair and nail growth, and it's also a source of protein.  When it's paired with pure natural juice, especially…
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Java Plum & Natal Plum Sauce

INTRODUCTION We made this sweet and tart sauce as an alternative to cranberry sauce for our traditional Thanksgiving meal. Cranberries don't grow here, but there are natal plums everywhere - you've probably seen these egg-shaped red…
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Dehydrated Java Plums

INTRODUCTION Dried Java Plums are one of our favorite snacks!  Wonderful on their own, they're also delicious added to recipes when seed is removed. INGREDIENTS Java Plums STEP 1 Wash and dry the Java Plums. STEP…
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Java Plum Jelly

INTRODUCTION The sweetness of this jelly perfectly pairs with the natural tartness of Java Plum. Amazing on toast, PB&J, with ice cream, added to savory sauces and glazes...so many possibilities! INGREDIENTS 3 and 1/2 cups…
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Java Plum Posset

INTRODUCTION Java Plum's color and sweet-tart taste shines in this vibrant, beautiful dessert. Treat yourself to this cold, refreshing burst of color after a fulfilling day foraging wild ingredients! INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/8…
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Java Plum Vinaigrette

INTRODUCTION The sweet-tart juice of Java Plums adds nutrition and depth to this vinaigrette. Try it on salads or as a marinade. INGREDIENTS 1 cup olive oil 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup Java Plum juice 1 Tablespoon…
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Haole koa (Leucaena leucocephala)

Haole Koa is native to southern Mexico, Central America, and northern South America. It is an aggressive colonizer and nearly everyone living in Hawaiʻi has Haole Koa growing nearby, as well as many people living in tropical and subtropical…
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How to Process Flexible Green Pods

INTRODUCTION Learn all the tips and tricks by watching this video on harvesting and water soaking haole koa green pods. INGREDIENTS flexible green haole koa pods with small seeds water STEP 1 Harvest the thin, flexible…
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Kāhili Ginger and Turmeric Tea

INTRODUCTION The mild, floral flavor of Kāhili Ginger is the perfect complement to the spicier turmeric in this lovely tea.  Adjust the acidity and sweetness with more or less lemon and honey, as you like it. INGREDIENTS 1/2…