Quick! When you hear the word, “Hawaii,” what fruit pops into your mind instantly? Pineapple, right? For more than 100 years, pineapple was a major export of the Hawaiian Islands, but times have changed. To be sure, pineapple is still grown in the islands commercially, […]
with Greg Patent, Award Winning Cookbook Author
It’s no secret that I love passion fruit, or to use its melodious Hawaiian name, lilikoi. When I’m in Hawaii I always buy fresh passion fruit and extract the juice myself. If I have a lot, I freeze it, pack it in my checked luggage, and bring it home to Montana. This year, a friend of mine who has lots of lilikoi growing on his property, gave me a quart of fresh juice. With this much lilikoi I had more than enough to make a cheesecake and a gorgeous tangy glaze.
What to bring for dessert to Thanksgiving dinner with friends on the island of Kauai? Last year I made a chocolate cream pie, do I repeat or bake something different? Meeting up with a gorgeous, fully ripe pineapple decided it for me: Pineapple Upside Down […]