Roasted Pineapple Jalapeno Margarita

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Try this unique recipe from Manny Hinojosa @Bacardi: 2 oz. Cazadores Blanco 1/2 oz. agave nectar 2 oz. Roasted pineapple puree ½ oz. roasted jalapeno 1 oz. lime juice or 2 oz, of good quality sweet & sour In a mixing glass add all the ingredients, ice, shake and serve over the rocks. Garnish: salt glass Garnish lime and pineapple

Partner Schools Celebrate with ‘ĀINA Family Night Food and Fun!

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‘ĀINA Schools Kainalu and Sunset Beach Elementary hosted ‘ĀINA Family Nights with eat local and waste-free themes. Attendees at Sunset’s event enjoyed tasty eats from local farmers and food trucks including: Beet Box Cafe, Divine Living, Hawaii SEED, Hawai’i’s Special, Mohala Farm, Kai’s Monster Threads, Lani Love Gluten-Free Breads, Monster Pop, Sandy’s Sandwiches, Shaka Ono Hawaiʻi, The Galley,Uncles North Shore …

Frozen Pisco Sour Recipe

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Peru and Chile are in dispute over which country is the original producer of Pisco, a grape distilled brandy. But the pisco sour cocktail is said to have been invented by a North American bartender, Victor Morris (“Gringo Morris”), in the 1920’s at The Morris Bar in Lima, Peru. Pisco sours are notoriously strong, as Pisco varieties range from 60 …

Jackfruit Flan with Ginger Chilé Caramel

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Makes 8, 9 ounce portions 8, 8-10 ounce oven safe soufflé cups and a large rectangle cake pan large enough to hold all of the Soufflé cups. Caramel ingredients: 1½ cups granulated sugar 2 Tbls. Light corn syrup ½ cup water 1 thumb sized piece of fresh ginger 1 Chilé de Arbol*, split in half and seeds removed Custard ingredients: …

Review: Honolulu Weekly

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Leaving the Food Desert Cactus as Oasis An Oahu restaurant offering a pan-Latin American menu is novel enough. But add influences of Hawaii Regional Cuisine and an emphasis on fresh, local and sustainable ingredients whenever possible–and there’s a formula for what seems will be a winner. Read the full article…

Review: Honolulu Star-Advertiser

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Latin flavors Cactus brings a sense of adventure to a colorful cuisine In the year of the dragon, chefs are on fire. After so many years of lamenting the lack of culinary diversity here, we’ve seen the arrival of Jamaican jerk at Jawaiian Irie Jerk in Kaimuki, Brazilian and Portuguese fare at Adega downtown, and now Latin American fare at …