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A Taste of Aloha Reviews


If you’re looking for something truly different to add to your table, these dishes from Hawaii will do the trick.


Pros: All proceeds from A Taste of Aloha are returned to the community through projects sponsored by the Junior League of Honolulu.

Cons: My copy is getting pretty worn, I may need a new one.

The Hawaiian language is very complicated.  A word or portion of a word can mean many different things, but for me when I hear the word ALOHA, I hear the HA, meaning ‘the breath of life’ or ‘the sharing of breath’.  Next I think of sharing food, good food, food from Hawaii. With so many cultures having meshed so beautifully together in such a tiny place, you’ll find pretty much any type of dish imaginable and then some. I love this cookbook for that reason, the diversity of recipes. From Appetizers and Pupus to Sauces, Condiments and Da Kine. You’ll find recipes that call for caviar to how to make Chili Pepper Water, which is on every table in every home. I refer to the...
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