November-December 2011

November-December 2011 issue of Maui Nō Ka ʻOi Magazine

Holiday Test Kitchen 2011

The staff of Maui No Ka Oi get a lesson from Chef Ralph Giles of Catering from Soup to Nuts, and share his recipe for beef Wellington and sides.
Abalone Hamachi Shooter

Side Dish: Decade of the Celebrity Farm Boy

New categories for the 2012 Aipono Awards—Diva spills the beans.
swiss meringues recipe

Swiss Meringues

These meringues are great for decorative accents in dishes like a traditional Buche de Noel.
panna cotta

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta Recipe With Fresh Pomegranate and Maui Gold Pineapple.
keokea pumpkins

Cruising Sun Country

The Chinatown sector of Maui is hardly a tourist mecca. A drive can include farm-country attractions and some of the Chinese history of the island.
coconut cream filling

Coconut Cream Filling

Coconut cream filling.... Mmmmmm!!!

The Hero Behind the Hero

The world knows Sun Yat-sen as the leader of one of the greatest revolutions of the twentieth century. Far fewer know the man who made that revolution possible, known as the Maui king.

Holiday Gift Guide

Do they like to travel? Surf? Cook? Thrive on tradition or tech? We've combed the island to gather gifts with just the right sparkle for those on your list.
Kathy Collins as Tita

One . . . Two . . . Tree . ....

Tita recalls her childhood Christmas decorations and how long it usually takes to take down the tree every year.
Upcountry Maui dining

Kula Strawberries Compote

This recipe goes along with the Puffy Pancake recipe.
Plant a Wish

From Little Things, Big Things Grow

When Sara Tekula and Joe Imhoff married on Maui in 2007, they planted a tree and asked friends to plant wishes on slips of paper beneath it. A mission grew.
coffee genoise cake

Maui Coffee Genoise Cake

Mahalo to Chelsie Higgins, Chef Instructor at Maui Culinary Academy, for this stimulating dessert recipe.

Homes for the Holidays

From West Side opulence to Upcountry charm, these three Maui homes offer exceptional spaces for entertaining. Tidings and comfort to deck the holidays.
got poi

Home Is Where the Poi Is

A Got Poi? bumper sticker becomes the catalyst for a surprising discovery by a homesick Maui native in the Sunshine State.
publisher's note

From the Publisher

A stroll in nature helps our publisher change her perspective of domestic chaos into one opportunity during the holiday season.
fig mango parfait

Fig Mango Papaya Parfait

Get a recipe for Fig Mango Papaya Parfait plus an alternative recipe for fig & clementine parfait.
Italian meringue buttercream

Italian Meringue Buttercream

Mahalo to Chelsie Higgins, Chef Instructor at Maui Culinary Academy for this Italian meringue buttercream recipe.