Hawaiian Cuisine and Recipes

Saimin - Hawaiian Noodle Soup

Saimin – Hawaiian Noodle Soup

The favourite local fast food of the Hawaiian islands (also considered the national dish of Hawaii) is Saimin, an inexpensive noodle and broth soup. It is considered the supreme comfort food of the Islands, eaten at any time of day. You can find this soup at snack bars, coffee shops, and even on the McDonald's menu (in Hawaii only). Saimin is basically the same thing as ramen, a Japanese noodle soup.Read More
Malasadas

Malasadas

A malasada is a Portuguese doughnut, made of egg-sized balls of yeast dough that are deep-fried in oil and coated with granulated sugar. They were first made by inhabitants of the Madeira islands. Read More
Haupia-Hawaiian-Coconut-Pudding

Haupia – Hawaiian Coconut Pudding

Haupia is a traditional coconut milk-based Hawaiian dessert often found at luaus and other local gatherings in Hawaiʻi. Since World War II, it has become popular as a topping for white cake, especially at weddings. Although technically considered a pudding, the consistency of haupia closely approximates gelatin dessert and is usually served in blocks like gelatine. Read More
Loco Moco

Loco Moco

Here’s an easy way to make a quick and yummy loco moco, the classic Hawaiian soul-food consisting of 4 components - beef patty, rice, egg, and brown gravy. Read More